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THE MOUND 

1909 



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This volume of THE MOUND is dedicated to 

HON. THOMAS C. MILLER 

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of Fairmont, West Virginia, formerly State Superin- 
tendent of Free Schools, and a special friend of the 
Fairmont Normal School. 










Till I.MAS ('. MILLER 



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Hon. Thomas C. Miller 

Who in W. \"a. does qo1 know Prof. .Miller? Surely most of the children 
of our State do, for have they not heard liim. in their school rooms, at then 
school closing, at their Sunday School Conventions, telling them, in an agree 
able way, about a richer, cleaner, higher living, about birds and flowers, land- 
scape and home decora l ions, aboul poets, scientists, and statesmen. 

And then the teachers — ami don'1 they as an army, know him. Long be 
fore he was the head of our school system, he had met the teachers for years 
aud years in their institutions, all the way from Hancock to McDowell. To 
these he had given the fullness of his rich experience, of his wide reading, of 
his sympathetic Living. 

And his students know him; the hundreds who have learned of him, in 
the country schools, the city schools, and the University at Morgantown. And 
the thousands of Normal students and graduates, for did he not graduate at 
this school, and hand to those who have finished here and at the five other 
Normals their diplomas, together with words of encouragement ? 

And citizens interested in education in all parts of the U. S. know him, 
for has he not for years spent money, time and energy, to meet those saviors 
of civilization — teachers — in their general meetings in W. Va. in the South 
or West or North, or to represent the higher life of (his Stale in fair or expo- 
sitions, ai St. Louis, Jamestown, or Seattle. 

And then the soldiers know him. He wore the Bine in defense of his 
nation, and at encampments, camp tires, reunions of his comrades, he has 
been there with his word of reminiscence, sympathy or cheer. 

So it is to this citizen, solider and school comrade, we dedicate this num- 
ber of the .Mound, hoping many years of service may be left to be added to 
that long line of years already devoted to the Higher Life of our Native State. 




CHAS. J. C. BENNETT, A. H. 
President. 



Pli. D. 



A. B., University of Nashville. '89 : A. M., Ibid. 1802 ; student 
YV. V. U, 1S90-1892: A. M., Inland Stanford. Jr.. University, 1896; 
student in Chicago University, winter and spring. 1901 : Ph. D., 
Columbia University; instructor in Wesleyan College. Buckhannon, 
1892-95 ; principal Palo Alto High School. 189T-8 : instructor in 
psychology, State Normal School, San Jose, Cal.. 1898-1904; in- 
structor in philosophy and education, Louisiana State University, 
1905-1007 ; present position since 1907. 




CAUL LEROY STGOKSBERRY, A. B., A. HI. 

Aucii'iit ('lassies. 

Student in Northeastern Ohio Xormal College, Canfield. Ohio, 
'09-'01 : teacher in public schools of Ohio Ave years; superintendent 
<.l schools, Petersburg, Ohio, 1904-05: A. B.. Mount Union Col- 
lege, Alliance. ().. 1906; assista.n1 in I. alio. Mount Union College, 
I'.hic; superintendeni of schools. Mogadore, O. 1006-7; A. M., Har- 
vard I'niversit.v. 1908; member of Classical club (Harvard) ; de- 
partment of Ancient Classics and first assistant, Fairmont State 
Xormal School, 1008. 



CAUL LEROY STOOKSBERRY, A. B., A. M. 



MRS. N, R. C. MORROW, M. E. L. 
History ami English. 

Graduate Beaver College. M. E. L.. Pa.. 1880; taught New Cum- 
berland public school. 1880-82; taught P. 8. N. S.. 1882-90; assist- 
ant principal. 1884-80: acting principal, 1880-90; spent summer of 
1S88 in Germany; summer of 1890 in Great Britain and Germany: 
president \V. Va. W. C. T. U. and platform speaker, 1804 1004; 
president local W. C. T. T'.. 1887-1907 : president Fairmont Public 
Library Association since 1892 : student Columbia University, sum- 
mei ion" : editor White Uihlmn. 1896-03; present position, 1906. 




MRS. X. R. C. MORROW, M. E. L. 




E. E. MERCER 
Mathematii 



A. B. 



A E 1 nlversity of Nashville 1803 teacher in Y\ aco CcVeg? 
Waco, Texas, 1892-93 ;" principal of school. Berkeley Springs, W. 
Va., 1893-95; teacher in F. S. N. S.. 1S95-99 ; principal Fairmont 
High School, 1899-1901; teacher in mathematics, F. S. X. S., 1901 : 
student Harvard Summer School, summer of L904-06 ; spent summer 
of 1907 in Eu rope. 



E. E. MERCER, A. B. 



MAYXIF WARE. 
Expression. 

Graduate Huntington High School : gradua.te Emerson College of 
Oratory, Boston; lias done considerable public reading; teacher 
Marshall College, summer 1900-05; taughl two years in the Fair- 
mont State Normal School, 1906-08. 




.MAYXIF WARE. 




HAROLD FEANTZ ROGERS, A. M., A. B. 

Sciences. 

Teacher of sciences. P. S. N. S., spring ion:;. 1903-04 ; teacher of 
sciences. Gienville State Normal School. 1904-06; first assistant at 
Glenyille, 1005-06; graduate student. Harvard University, 1908-08; 
A. M., Harvard, 190S ; member of America! Chemical Society. 



HAROLD FRANTZ ROGERS, A. M., A. 1! 



ELIZABETH MATTINGLY STALXAKER 
German and French. 



A. B. 



A. B.. W. V. U., 1902; instructor, History and French, Shepherd 
College, 1902-0::;: instructor. Modern Languages. Shepherd College. 
1903-07: student. Columbia University, summer 1904; travel and 
siudy in Europe, summer 1907: student Alliance Praneais and 
Cours Delaruemenil, Nogue, Paris, summer 1907; present position 
1907. 




ELIZABETH M. STALNAKER. A. B. 




W. E. BEER, M. E. D., A. M. 



Teacher in common schi 
Soule College. New Orleans 
School, Slippery Rock, Pa. 
l.i Sardis distil2t schools 
nt State Normal School. 



nls and academies : teacher in English, 

. La. ; teacher of English, State Normal 

county superintendent. Clarion county, 

190S ; psychology and pedagogy. Fair- 

1909. 



\Y. E. BEER, M. E. D., A. M. 



MON TA N A II A S T I X ( ; S . 

Superintendent Training Depart ment. 

State Normal School. Emporia, Kan., '90-'91 ; also summer '98; 
K. C. Diploma, '91; Drake University, Des Moines, la.. '92-'96-'97, 
diploma, ''■>': Chicago University, summer schools, 1900-1901; Co- 
lumbia University, summer schools. 1902-1903-1905; regular ses- 
sion. 1905-1906; A. P.. diploma. '06; primary teacher. 1897-1900. 
Des Moines. la.: assistant superintendent of schools. Joplin. Mo.. 
:: years. 1900-1903; head of training department, Fairmont State 
Normal School.. 1907. 




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IDA MARGARET ABBOTT. 

Assistant in English. 

Graduate F. S. N. S. : teacher in public schools, Fairmont, 1883- 
85 : teacher in Grafton schools. 1885-94 : Fairmont public schools 
and private work. 1894-1901 ; State Normal School. Fairmont, 
1901-08; student Summer School. Chicago University, 1907; cor- 
respondence work in Chicago University. 



IDA MARGARET ABBOTT. 




LUCY ROGERS MORROW. 

Librarian. 











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LAURA FRANCES LEWIS. A. B. 
Assistant in English. 

Graduate, F. S. X. S., 1898; W. V. U., LOOT: tauglil in schools of 
Upshur, Harrison and Marion counties, 1S90-1S07 : Mannington pub- 
lic school, L898-1901 ; teacher of English in Falrmonl High School, 
1902-04; studenl W. V. 1'.. I!i<i4-t>7 : instructor in English in Shep- 
herd Normal School, 1907-08; present position, 1008. 



I.AI'KA FRANCES LEWIS, A. B. 



NELLE DONLEY. 
Directress Fairmonl Normal School of Music. 

Pupil uf .Tohann Blose, Waynesburg Conservatory of Music, two 
years; pupil of Russell McMurphy. West Virginia University School 
oi Music. 1899-1900 and 1902-03; private studio in Bradner, Ohio, 
1900-01 ; pupil of Theodor Bohlman and Frederic Shailer Evans in 
Cincinnati Conservatory of Music. 1903-04 : directress School of 
Music in Gloster, Mississippi, 1904-05 : private studio at Mt. Morris, 
Pa., 1905-06; teacher of harmony and piano, pupil of Wilhelm 
Kraupner and Frederic Shailer Evans, in Cincinnati Conservatory, 
1006-07 : presenl position since August, 1908. 




NELLE DONLEY. 



ANN RENOLDS AUSTIN, A. B. 
Assistant Training School. 

Teacher High School, Louisburg, \V. Va. : presiding teacher, ltog- 
ersville College. Tenn., I!)ii4-(iri : A. B„ \V. V. U., 1906; principal 
kindergarten and primary. Louisburg. \V. Va., 1901-04; assistant 
principal Greenbrier Presbyterian school, 1906-07 : West Liberty, 
1007-08. 



SARAH ELIZABETH MEREDITH. 

Graduated from Fairmont State Normal School. 1889; spent year 
in Adrian College. Mich.: graduated <'. L. S. ('.. 1897; teacher in 
High School. Fairmont. 1891-1902; teacher in Arizona public 
schools. 1003-05: teacher in State Normal School. Athens, spring 
1008; teacher in State Normal School, West Liberty. 1007-08. 



AMY L. RIDGELT. 

Art. 

Graduate and post-graduate of Maryland Institute. Baltimore. 
Md„ 1906; Teachers College, summer of 1907, New York Univer- 
sity; teacher Normal School. Fairmont. \V. Va., 1000. 



GARNET GREENE UFA. 

Graduated from Teachers' College. Indianapolis. Ind. : taught 
three years in Mission Kindergarten, Jacksonville, 111.: two years 
public school kindergarten. Mansfield. Ohio. 



SCHOLARSHIP STUDENTS. 

Lucy I!. Morrow. 

('. P. Lee. 

Edna Jacobs. 



A Tribute to Mollie Virginia Smith 



"Our souls grow fine with the touch divine 
()1 noble natures gone." 

W'lun noble and serviceable lives are nu short in Hie very prime 
of their usefulness it is comforting to know that the influence of 
finch lives abides and to believe that their activities arc but trans 
Terred to a higher .state of existence; that "the music of their 
lives is no wise hushed, but blended so about the throne of God 
thai our poor ears no longer hear it." 

When a dear form that held a beautiful spirit is placed within 
"the low green tent whose curtain never outward swings." and a 
talented, active, useful soul has passed out. then it is that grim 
linblllaf and ;looui\ doubt slink away and filth Mies out in i :yous 
strains- — 

■All thai is. at all. 
Lives ever, past reca 11 : 

Earth changes. 1ml thy soul and (hid stand sure. 
What entered into thee 
Thai was. and is. and shall he: 
Time's wheel runs back, or stops ; 
L'otter and clay endure." 

So we believe that while the earthly career of Mollie Virginia 
Smith is ended, the influence of her useful and noble life will 
endure, inspiring young men and women who sat under her instruc- 
tor In tin 'lass ! .mi and testifying to the value of a life de.ded 
to noble purposes. 

Perhaps no teacher in West Virginia ever had a wider circle of 
close friends than had Miss Smith, numbering among them many of 
the most influential men anil women of the State, to whom the 
announcement of her sudden summons home must have come with 
a shock and a keen sense of personal loss. Loyalty to her friends 
was one of the strong points of Miss Smith's character, and she 
had i 1: ft\ : inception ;f friendship. During hei illness she kept 
by her bedside, and frequently read a little poem beginning: 

"I live for those who love me. 
And for those, who know me true : 
For the heaven that smiles above me, 
And the good thai I can do." 

In Miss Smith's death West Virginia loses an enthusiastic teacher. 
one who had occupied important positions in various sections of the 
state, and who had made friends everywhere among students and 
patrons. Her last position as teacher was that of instructor in 
English in the Fairmont Normal School, where at the same time 
she occupied the position of preceptress of the Woman's Hall. 



endearing herself to the young women by her sympathy and kind- 
liness of spirit. From both of these positions slie resigned because 
of ill healih in June, 1908. 

Associated with Miss Smith in t lie work of the English Depart- 
ment during the last year of her life as a teacher was the writer 
of this sketch, whose joy and solace it is to remember and to 
record the congenial comradeship of those days, the harmony with 
which the work was planned and executed; the helpful conferences, 
with the comparing of notes, and the discussion of students' 
problems. To the writer's ear. in fancy, comes the sound of the 
merry ringing laugh in the face of some ludicrous situation, or the 
quiet, earnest tones as the seriousness of life or the realities of the 
future presented themselves to the two in conference. Ah. how 
true it is. that "When Death, the great reconciler, has come, it is 
never our tenderness that we repent of, but our severity." 

Amidst the stress and strain of the heavy work of the spring 
term the writer's burdens were lightened by the thoughtfumess and 
kindness of Miss Smith. If an interval afforded an opportunity 
'or a hall hour's rest the hospitality of Miss Smith's room was 
always extended, and to that haven the writer could go, where, 
refreshed by a h'\\ minutes' relaxation, could take up again the 
work of the class room. 



Oh, 

and oi 



'those little nameless (not) unreiuembered acts 
love !" 



kindness 



Miss Smith had a strong and active personality. Of dignified 
tearing with a blight winsome face, gracious in speech and man- 
ner, cheery, and animated in conversation, she was a social favorite, 
and had she so elected might have been a social leader. Tactful 
and resourceful, she was unexcelled as a mistress of ceremonies. 
As one. speaking at her funeral, truthfully said. "Site was a born 
diplomat." 

One of the beautiful things in her character was her devotion to 
her mother, of whom she spoke always with tenderness and rever- 
ence. Nor was she less loyal as a sister. 

The secret of her kindly ministrations, her generous sympathy, 
her helpful deeds, is to be found in the Christian faith which she 
espoused and which she exemplified day by day. She loved Tenny- 
son's beautiful lyric. "Crossing the Bar." and faith can leave no 
doubt that she met her "Pilot face to face when she had crossed 
the Bar." and that she joined "the choir invisible, whose music is 
the gladness of the world." 



1- urmont, \\ \ i -Tan. 20 100'.). 



X. It. CAMERON MOKKOYV. 



SENIORS 



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James G. Lanham ..... 

Alfred F. Gregory ..... 

Margaret Richards ..... 

Harry H. Greene ..... 

Alfred F. Gregory ..... 

Colors Old Rose and Olive Green 

Motto — Vestigia nulla retrorsum 

Yell — Freshman, Sophomores, Juniors too 
We do! Hoodo! Hoodo you! 
Boomaling! Boomaling! Clear the line 
We'ere the class of nineteen nine. 



President 
Vice President 
Secretary 
Treasurer 
Historian 




JAMES G. UXKAM. 

Watson, W. Va. 

Mozart. 

President Mozart Literary Society, 
Spring '09. 

President Senior (.'lass. 

Ex-President Athletic Association. 

Basket Bali and Tennis. 

Editorial Board The Mound. 

Editorial Board The Bulletin. 

Big Chief II. R. 

Omicrom I'si Epsilon. 

Shakespeare Club. 

R's. 




PEARL DAVIS. 

Cameron, W. Va. 

Mozart. 

Secretary M. L. S. 

Editor Bulletin. 

Editorial Board The Mound. 

The Owls. 

Classical Club. 



FREDA KANE. 
Clarksburg. W. Va. 

Lyceum Society. 

Ilifrh School Club. 

Owls. 

Omicrom l'si Epsilon. 

Tennis. 




BERTHA CLAYTON. 

Pennsboro, W. Va. 

Secretary of M. L. S. in '07 and '09. 

Secretary of Shakespeare Club. 

Officer Students' Association. 

Editorial Board The Mound. 

Y. W. C. A. 

Athletic Association. 

Basket Ball. 

Tennis. 

Librarian. Summer Term, 'OS. 

President of Ritchie County Organ- 
ization. 





TINA HEENEN. 

Clarksburg, W. Va. 

C. H. S.. '07. 

Lyceum. 

Omicrom Psi Epsilon. 

High School Club. 

Owls. 

Dutch Cluh. 




PRANK REZIN AMOS. 
Fairmont, W. Va. 

Graduate P. H. S., '08. 
Vice President Mozart. 

II. R's. 

Omicrom l'si Epsilon. 

High School Cluh. 

Member Executive Board. Student 

Body. 

Captain Foot Ball. 

Manager Basket Ball. 

Base Ball. 

Tennis. 

Track. 

Editor Mound. 



HERBERT SPENCER BARNES. 

Benton Perry, W. Va. 

Lyceum. 

II. IPs. 

R's. 

Omicrom l'si Epsilon. 

Manager Foot Ball. 

Captain B?.skei Ball. 

Base Ball. 

Track Team. 

Tennis. 

Dutch Club. 

Lazy 'Leven. 

Assistant Manager Mound. 




LILLIAN PARKER FORTNEY. 

Fairmont, \Y. Va. 

Mozart. 

F. II. S., '08. 

Hiffh School Club. 





UOMA I. KLINE. 

McMeclien, W. Va. 

High School Club. 

L. T. Club. 

M. II. S., 07. 




GEORGIE LEE COFFMAN. 

Grafton, W. Va. 

G. H. S., '07. 

Mozart. 

Y. W. C. A. 

Owls. 

Omiorom I>si Epsil'qn. 

Athletic Association. 

Tennis. 

High School Club. 



SARA F. LLOYD. 

Fairmont, W. Va. 

F. H. S., '07. 

Mozart. 

High School Club. 




ELSrE MA II 110 PETERS. 

Fairmont, W. Va. 

Mozart. 

B's. 

Y. W C. A. 

Democratic Club. 





BLANCHE CROWE. 

Fairmont, \V. Va. 

Mozart. 

Editorial Board of Mound 

President B's. 

Classical Club. 

Y. W. C. A. 




CARL F. BROWN. 

Fairmont, W. Va. 

F. II. S„ '08. 

Mozart. 

ir. it's. 

High School Club. 
Lazy 'Leveii. 



ELLA CLIFTON DAVIS. 

Clarksburg. W. Va. 

Lyceum. 

B's. 




PERIE BLANCHE AYER. 

Grafton, W. Va. 

Secretary Mozart. 

B's. 

Y. W. C. A. 

Shakespeare Club. 





FRANCIS D. ROSE. 

Mannington, W. Va. 

Mozart. 

Secretary M. L. S., 'OS. 

Treasurer Y. W. C. A.. '0S-'09. 

Secretary Student Body, '08. 

Vice President B's., '09. 




ALYIS H. PETERS. 

Fairmont, AY. Ya. 

Lyceum. 

Lyceum Debater in Inter-Society 
Contest, '00. 

Omicrom Psi Epsilon. 

c R's.' 



LOELI.A ROBERTS. 

Grafton, W. Ya. 

Lyceum. 

W. II. S., '05. 

High School Club. 

Owls. 
Manager Bulletin. 




LENA TRACY BARTLETT. 

Farmington, W. Ya. 

F. H. S., '07. 

Mozart. 

II. S. Club. 

Tennis. 

Editorial Staff of The Mound. 





HARRY II. GREENE. 

Bridgeport, W. Va. 

Mozart. 

President M. L. S., Fall 'OS. 

H. It's. 

President Athletic Association. 

Robins. 

Treasurer Senior class. 

Shakespeare Club. 

Manager Tin- Mound. 

Y. lis. 




MINNIE EAE FORTNEX. 

Fairmont, W. Va. 

Lyceum. 

F. II. S., "OS. 

High School Club. 






AGNES LEE HENRY. 

Fairmont, W. Va. 

Mozart. 

F. II. S., '00. 

High School Club. 




MARY GERTRLDH CREEL. 

Morgantown, W. Va. 

Mozart. 

Bs. 

II. S. Club. 
M. II. S.. 'OS. 





A. F. GREGORY. 

Webster Springs, W. Va. 

Mozart. 

Ex-President Mozart. 

Represented M. L. S. in Inter-Society 
Contest in Debate, 1908-1909. 

Class Historian. 

Student Body Historian. 

Shakespeare Club: 




LULU PETTY. 

Hagans, W. Va. 

Mozart. 

Y. W. C. A. 

B's. 

Classical Chili. 



FANNIE G. H1CII. 

Romney, AY. Va. 
Powhatan College, '06. 

Secretary Lyceum. 

Omicrom l'si Epsilon. 

Owls. 




MARY GRAY KNAPP. 

Morgantown, \V. Va. 

Student Lewisburg Female Institute. 

\Y. V. TT. 





ETHEL llllil'.S. 

Fairmont, \Y. Va. 

Lyceum; 

Y. W. C. A. 

President v. v:. C. A. 

Rhakesneare Chili. 

B's. 



VIRGINIA KIGGS. 

Fairmont. \Y. Va. 
llozart 

F. II. S.. '(IS. 
High School Club. 





ESTHER ROBY. 

Fairmont W. Va. 

Lyceum. 

F. II. S... 'OS. 

High School Club. 



GOLDIE SI. SWIGER. 

Fairmont, W. Va. 

Mozart. 

F. II. S., 'OS. 

High School Club. 





KATHARYN F. DONHAM. 

Fairmont, W. Va. 

Lyceum. 

F. H. S„ 'OS. 

High Scliooi ('lull. 

Editorial Board The Mound. 




.TESSIK M. SNYDER. 

Fairmont W. Va. 

F. II. S., '07. 

Mozart. 

High School Club. 



HERMAN .1. POLING. 

Philippi, W. Va. 

President Lyceum. 

President Barbour County Organiza- 
tion. 




GLENN B. HAMILTON. 

Fairmont, AY. Va. 

F. II. S., 'OS. 

Member II. R's. 

Member Lyceum Society. 

Member Base Ball Team. 

Member Basket Ball Team. 

Tennis. 

Vice President High S. C'ub. 

Dormitory Loafer. 

Editorial Board. 





MARGARET M. FARRELL. 

Fairmont, W. Va. 

Mozart. 

F. H. S.. 'OS. 
High School Club. 











OLIVER SHTJRTLEFF. 

Fairmont, W. Va. 

Lyceum. 

Tennis. 

Winner Shakespearian Prize. 

Winner Wilkinson Prize. 

Winner Scholarship English Dept. 

Assistant Teacher. 

Dramatic Club. 



MARGARET RICHARDS, 

Fairmont. W. Va. 

F. II. S.. '07. 

Mozart. 

High School Club. 

Secretary Senior Class. 




MARGARET KENNEDY. 

Fairmont. W. Va. 

F. II. S.. '07. 

Mozart. 
II. s. Club. 





JOHN ALLEN GRAHAM. 

Bi'oomfielcl, \Y. Va. 

Manning-ton II. S., '07. 

Lyceum. 

President High School Club. 

Classical Club. 

Omicrom Psi Epsilon. 

Tennis Club. 

President Marion County Club. 

H. R's. 




ALICIA HOOVER. 

New Cumberland, \V. Va. 

Mozart. 

II. S. ("'lull. 
N. ('. IT. S. 




PRANK CIMM MeOPSKEX. 

McMecben, W. Va. 

Graduate Linsley Institute. 

Mozart. 

Ex-Vice President Mozart. 



OTA G. WALTERS 
Clarksburg, W. Va. 



MARY ELIZABETH GATRELL. 
Fairmont, W. Va. 



MARY PRICKETT, 

.Montana, W. Va. 



GRACE MICHAEL, 
Fairmont, W. Va. 



IVADELLE ELLIOTT, 
Parkersburg, \Y. Va. 



ALTA SMITH, 
Fairmont, W. Va. 



EVELYN PRICKETT, 
Montana, V. Va. 



Senior Class History 



The work of ;i historian is to search the records of 
the past, note the vise and fall of nations, and trace the 
onward march of civilization. Some of these records 
are old and musty; in others the few marks that stood 
for writing are almost obliterated, and the truths they 
are supposed to hear are almost undecipherable; while 
still others are not confined to scroll or parchment, but 
lie concealed in the dark recesses of a pyramid or buried 
in the debris of a Pompeii, only to be brought to light 
through long and patient searching^ by the antiquarian. 
From the data thus gathered, and with the help of a 
vivid imagination, the historian weaves a beautiful 
story, dispersing here and there the few grains of truth, 
like golden threads running through a costly fabric. 

In the case of the historian of the class '09, there are 
no moldy records to he searched, no hieroglyphics to 
he read, over which philologists might dispute and 
antiquarians disagree. Neither will his pen tell the 
story of the rise and downfall of a Koine, nor relate 
with thrilling interest the conquests of an Alexander, a 
Caesar, or a Napoleon. To be sure our story is one 
about a conquest, composed of a succession of small 
triumphs, and ending in final victory on Commencement 
day. But how unlike the march of a Napoleon ! The 
path over which he traveled was lined with the bodies 
of his fellow men, and bathed in human gore. He at- 
tempted to rise by crushing out the lives of his people, 
oppressing the weak, and forcing into subjection all 
who should speak contrary to his policies. Our march 
has been a peaceful one — our conquest may not change 
the map of a continent and require a Congress of 
Vienna to rearrange boundary lines, but what is better 
young lives have been changed and brightened, young 
souls have felt the touch of a higher life, and passions 
have been conquered; so that the arch-fiend of man in 
company with all his legions will not be able to rob 
those lives of the fruits of their work. 



A complete history of the class '() ( .) is rather a diffi- 
cult one to write — as all the members of the class were 
not initiated into the school at the same time; neither 
have they spent the four years here. Thus, while other 
historians revel with delight in telling of the wonderful 
transformation from a bunch of "greenies" to the full 
foliage of Seniors, we have no such tale to tell, in view 
of the fact that we have not all spent our Freshman 
years here. To he sure a few of us were "green" in 
every sense of the word, and one was so much so, that 
he still hears that peculiar badge of greatness. 

Each year of our school life the class has been aug 
mented by students who had had the rough exterior 
hewn off. and who had passed the budding season in 
other schools. These additions were not so noticed 
until the opening of the school year in the fall of '(IS, 
when the class found itself increased out of all propor- 
tions above all the preceding classes, by full-fledged 
members from the neighboring High Schools. While 
these new arrivals may have missed a great many 
things, pleasant ami unpleasant, that go to make up a 
four years' stay in the Normal, yet this one year's work 
is a foretaste of what four might he. 

We may not he able to boast of any geniuses in our 
(dass, yet there are certain inherent qualities which 
other (dasses would do well to note; such, for instance, 
as the bull-dog tenacity of a Shurtlelf, the comical acts 
of a Greene, the gymnastic feats of a Barnes or an 
Amos, the governing powers of a Prickett, the attrac- 
tions of a Pearl, the dignity of a Rose, the artistic eye 
of a Crowe, the literary powers of a Roberts, the mathe- 
matical mind of an Aver, the linguistic ability of a 
Peters, the critical eye of a McCuskey, the musical 
talent of a Creel, the frank expression of a Clayton. 
and so on through the whole list, but time ami space 
forbid. 



When we were Freshmen the other classes snubbed 
us; when Sophomores they hardly recognized us as be- 
longing to the school; when Juniors, we came into dis- 
favor with the powers that be and received the honor- 
ary titles of "kickers" and "stubborn class," all of 
which we bore without a groan or grunt, and with 
malice toward none and charity for all, we still sur- 
vived. In our Senior year prestige is coming to us 
slowly, even the Freshmen objecting to march out of 
i lie chapel with us. But amidst it all. our abilities are 
being recognized, and the faculty, even while viewing us 
through critical lenses, find that while at present we 
may have a rough exterior, there lie pure diamonds 
beneath, which some day may be of priceless value to 
the world. Ilowe'er all this may be, our struggle in 
this school will soon close. The cross words of the 
teachers, and the zeros in note books will molest our 
dreams no more. The scoffs and scorns, ridicules and 
rebukes, of the other classes will have passed into 
oblivion never to be recalled. Bu1 the kind admon- 
itions and gentle words spoken, and the lessons learned 
in the hours of adversity as well as prosperity, will 
ever be to us as sweet incense to the memory of our 
teachers, and in the work we shall endeavor to do, and 
the lives we shall endeavor to live, erect an everlasting 
monument to the memory of our beloved Alma .Mater. 

A. F. Gregory. Historian. 




Senior Class Poem 



After the struggles are over. 

And the class gong ceases to beat. 
And no more is heard in the hallways 

The sound of hurrying feet, 
Full many a noble action 

That was done in the days of toil, 
By the Seniors, is half forgotten 

As they enter on life's turmoil. 

Our hearts are tilled with sorrow, 

As we think of the day ai band. 
When the class shall part on the morrow, 

Ne'er more a united band. 
full many an act so tender. 

And many a deed sublime, 
Will remain in our minds forever. 

Ne'er hidden by the sands of time. 

Although we have long since parted. 

There comes to our minds once nunc 
The vision of those departed 

As they looked in the days of yore. 
How oft' we gaze in the firelight, 

When our work for the day is dime. 
And think of the times at twilight. 

When with classmates we bad such fun. 



39578 



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NAMES. EVOLUTION. DISPOSITION. 



ATKKACTION. 



Miss Ayei' A mummy Humble Pretty hair 

Frank Amos ( 'ia wfish Unchangeable Pug nose 

I lerbert Barnes Screech owl Lofty Voice 

Carl Brown Fox < irinny His smile 

Lena Bartlett A sunflower Sunny Style 

< Seorgia Coffiman A poppy Friendly Walk 

Bertha Clayton A morning glory Wavering Laugh 

Gertrude Creel I loneysuckle Sweet Dimples 

Blanche Crow Hollyhock Indifferent Hair 

Pearl Davis Black-eyed Susan Lovable Lips 

Kathryn Donham Clover Contidental Curls 

Ella Davis A dewdrop Sincere Simplicity 

I vadelle Elliott Sweet pea Hazy Little feet 

Margaret Ferrell Wild rose Quiet Her size 

Minnie Fortney Blue bell Careless Originality 

Lillian Fortney Orchid Humorous Eye brows 

Lulu Fetty Iris . .' Earnest Determination 

Alfred Gregory A mole ( 'aim Lower as an orator . . . 

John Graham A woodchuck Spicy Good-will 

Harry Creene ,. Shamrock Witty Bright remarks 

Ethei Hibbs Carnation Frank Wavy hair 

(ilen Hamilton Corn stalk Capricous Serious expression . . . 

A iicia Hoover 1 >ahlia Sincere Her wisdom 

Tina Heenan A tulip Pleasant Her singing 

Agnes Henry A wild rose Changeable Her little bands 

Fannie High V lily Candid J Her cute mouth 

Margaret Kennedy A dandelion Easy Her manner of talking 

Roma Kline A pansy funny Her chin 

Mary Knapp Apple blossom Earnest Agreeableness 

Freda Kane An orange blossom Unselfishness . . Her eyes 

Sadie Lloyd A daisy Agreeable Her personality 

.Tames Lanhani A deer Fetching His dark hair 

Frank Mc( 'liskey A tiger ( 'onceited His face 

Evelyn Prickett Lily-of-tbe-Valley ' oval Her conversation 

Elsie Peters Geranium Smiling Her grin 

Alvis Peters A giraffe Fickle Good looks 

Esther Robey Snowball Modest Her laugh 

Frances Rose Uose Queer Her smallness 

Margaret Richards Lilac Congenial Modest ways 

Virginia Riggs Violet Pleasing Careless ways 

Loella Roberts Columbine Sympathetic Her eyes 

Goldie Swiger Golden Rod Charming Soft answers 

Jessie Snider Hyacinth Incomprehensible When serious 

Ota Walters Aster Mild T W walk 

Mary Gatrel Marigold . Sunny High ideals 

Mary Prickett Touch-Me-Not Maidish Sharp nose 

( diver Shurtleff Scissor Bill Jerky His nose 

Grace Michael Bleeding Hearts Wavering Winsome ways 

Alta Smith Moon flower Lovely Voice 










Evolution 






WHAT THEY LIKE BEST. 



FAVORITE SONG. 



A Senior 

A dog' collar 

Something to eat 

To talk 

To teach in the county school. 

To visit in Mannington 

To argue 

To enjoy life 

Tii hunt wild flowers 

A cozy corner 

To be loved 

To walk 

To go to shows 

An easy time 

A funny story 

To eat 

To study physics 

To talk to Jennie 

To spend money 

To play basket ball 

To fish 

To comb lis hair 

To write notes 

To work 

To walk on Fairmont avenue. 

To sleep 

One who likes her 

A flirtation 

To be silent 

To go down town 

To go to Farming-ton 

Honeymoon 

To lie stubborn 

To b? left alone 

( lurry hair 

Chiclets 

Love stories 

To dream 

To study flowers 

Smith 

To love 

To stroll up Maple avenue. . . . 

To dance 

To explain difficulties 

Training department 

Herself 

Peanut heaven 

Country life 

To recite 



AMBITION. 



"Home Sweet Home" To be a teacher. 

"Meet Me Sweet Kathyrine" Prize fighter. 

"Happy Heine' To be a good dancer. 

"Won't You Be My Honey'.'" Hypnotist. 

"I Think It Must Be Love" To lie called "Dearie." 

"Take Me Back to Baltimore'" To b? admired. 

"Wait 'Till the Sun Shines. Nellie" To lead society. 

"Waltz Me Around Again Willie" Head of Training Department. 

"Violets" To get married. 

"( 'heyenne" To write a book. 

"Because You Are You" . To live without trouble. 

"Show Me the Way to Go Home" To keep house. 

"Where Was I? Waiting at the Church" To break hearts. 

"Are You Sincere'.'" To be a chemist. 

"In the Shade of the Old Apple Tree" Good looks. 

"Dreaming" To be a missionary. 

"Under Southern Skies" To be great. 

"Can't You See I'm Lonely" To be a preacher. 

"Holding Hands" To be a doctor. 

"Take Me Out to the Ball Game" To be a photographer. 

"Fishing, Fishing" To be a leader. 

■'( tii, I lidn't He Ramble" To go west. 

"Let's Go Home" To improve the minds of the youth. 

"Take Me Back to Old New York" To sing Do-Ka-Me. 

"Every Star Falls in Love With Its Mate" To be a kindergarten teacher. 

"Please Co Way and Let Me Sleep." To be able to understand people. 

"I Am Afraid to Go Home in the Dark" To be loved. 

"You Have Such Flirty Eyes" To have people to love her. 

"Annie Laurie" To gain favor of Miss Hastings. 

"Roses Bring Dreams of You." To lead the German band. 

"Sweet Bunch of Daisies" To live in a cottage. 

"Dear old Georgia" To run a department store. 

"I Love Nobody" To be a speaker. 

"No Wedding Bells For Me" To do good to others. 

"Not Because Your Hair is Curly" To be a society leader. 

"That's What the Rose Said to Me" To go to college. 

"What's the I'se of Anything". To belong to a show. 

"Let Me Down Easy" To have her wishes granted. 

"I'm Waiting for You" To b^ president of a school. 

"Cudle Up a Little Closer" To lice in a glass house. 

"Tell Me Will My Dreams Come True" To live in peace. 

"Teasing" To see more of the world. 

"Stingy Moon" To lead a gay life. 

"To Drive Dull Care Away" To move fast. 

"Merely Mary Ann" The Lord only knows. 

"Somewhere" Boundless. 

"1 Am Trying to Find a Sweetheart." To be Bill Shakespeare No. II. 

"I (own on the Farm" [ School marm. 

"Why Don't You Try" Stage. 



JUNIORS 




Offi. 



cers 



John Toothman 
Lawrence Conaway 
Lena Lemley 
Grace Robinson 
Melville Boyles 



Colors- Old Gold and Black 

Motto — Labor omnia vincit 

Yell — One a zippa, two a zippa. 
Three a zippa zem 
We are Juniors. 
And we don't give a 
Hobble gobble, hobble gobble 
Sis! Boom! Bah! 
Juniors ! Juniors ! 
Rah! Rah! Rah! 



President 
Vice President 
Secretary 
Treasurer 
Historian 





.MAKY POWELL. 



I HA AGNES OKI! 





FRED L. LEMLEY. 



IDA B. NUZUM. 





RUTH MERRTFIELD. 



CHESSIE McCLUNG. 





CHARLES F. McCUSKEY. 



(.'RACE 6. ROBINSON. 





GLENN TOOTHMAN. 



EL1ZARI0TII DAVIS. 





LUCY BOGGS 



J. L. CONAWAY. 





X. G. MATTHEWS. 



WALTER LAYMAN', 





HARRY BROOKE 



WILLIAM I'nr.N'IlS. 





julia nrusT. 



MARY VAX DEYENDER. 





MELVILLE BOYLLS. 



J ENNIE HARSHBARG ER. 





P.LY SHANK. 



ELSIE LITTLE 








HOMER C. TOOTHMAN. 



EUNICE M. BYER 



■■ 





DAISY HALT,. 



ROY NELSON. 





EDWIN M. RICHARDSON. 



PEARL SWEARINGEX 





MARY fkaziki: 



I'KliCY ('. MANLEY. 





.InllX M. TOOTIIMAN. 



BOYD KIOIOIi. 




l.YMA A. STARK. 



ELLEN I.AVMAN, 

OSBORNE SHEPHERD. 

OHAS. BARTLETT. 

OPAL BUTCHER. 

BLANCHE CHALFANT. 

ETHEL GASKINS. 

LENA LEMLET. 

K". A MOYERS. 

ORAL .1. .TONES. 

RUSSELL PHILLIPS. 

GERTRUDE ROBINSON. 

HARRY SCOTT. 

NELLIE G. WILSON. 

ALICE cooK. 
l.ll.l' SCHLOBAUME. 

EPFIE KIDD. 

EMMA I'AKXSWOK rir 

HARRY HART. 



Junior Class History 



It is now three years since first we landed in Fair- 
mont and turned our steps toward the Normal — a 
place which we have since learned to love so well. 
Before we had been here a week we came To realize 
more or less clearly thai there were ties which bound 
us one to another; that we had come together, that we 
would run the race together; that we would graduate 
together; in short, that we were the (lass of "10. Since 
that lime these lies have been greatly strengthened 
and more clearly defined; our energies have been bent 
together in many enterprises; and now since three 
years have passed into history, it is with a just feeling 
of pride that we look back upon our achievements as 
a idass. 

Since the organization of our class in 1906, wo 
have had our way to fight, our troubles to overcome 
and great obstacles to surmount. We have bravely 
withstood the overbearing and haughty Seniors, have 
suppressed the ever ready and uprising Sophomores 
wdio were so bold as to ask to go with us on our picnic 
excursion last spring. 

They were soon made however to understand that 
they would not be permitted lo accompany us. 

Filled with indignation they began making ar- 
rangements for an excursion of their own. After due 



preparation had been made and all were assembled 
at the Normal some abstacle arose and it was de- 
cided by a unanimous vote that they would go no 
farther. When noon arrived the girls spread their 
baskets in what is now known as "The Old Gym." 
The dainties having been eaten they all shook hands 
and dispersed. 

The Freshmen recognize us as the leading (lass 
of school and when advice or sympathy is wanted they 
fall at our feet. ( ?) 

Our Junior boys and girls are especially notice 
able in their athletic and literary work. Last fall our 
class had more representatives than any other class in 
the Normal's Invincible Football leant which swept the 
opposing teams like chaff before the wind. 

At basket ball, however, the class cannot be said 
to have gained great favor, but their willingness to 
try chances, even in the face of great odds, has given 
no opportunity for an assertion of a lack of "game- 
ness." But in baseball we have the honor of furnish- 
ing the manager, as well as some excellent players. 

These same boys rise by the side of their Junior 
sisters in the literary societies and speak with a 
power and eloquence which proclaims their future 
greatness. 



The talents and vocations of our body arc so di- 
versified as to tit us for all vocations. We are repre- 
sented in the Shakespeare -Club, Classical Club, Ath- 
letic Association. Student Body Association. Orchestra ; 
National Guards, Owl's. Bee's, H. K.'s. V. I>.'s. L. T.'s. 
Y. M. C. A., V. W. 0. A., Lyceum and .Mozart Literary 
Societies. Oniicrom I'si Epsilon and "The Lazy 
Leven." 

The spring term of our school is now closed and 
as we look back over the past we see that our time 
has not been idly spent. We have hung together, 
worked side by side, helping each other and always 
been ready to give a helping hand to an outsider. 

But, now, as joyous spring has come, and the 
grasses shoot upward and the trees are made vocal 
by the songs of birds, we can safely and thankfully say, 
"Well done, ye good and faithful Juniors; ye have 
done well over a few things, therefore in your coming 
year ye shall be rulers over many things." 

M. 1'. Bovucs, Historian. 




h 



unior 



NAME. 



AGE. 



WEICIIT. 



APPEARANCE. 



Lucy Boggs 25 35 open mouth' 

Melville Boyles 16 1 ton Swell 

Eunice Byer 6 i 5 .'1-4 Pleasant . . . 

Harry Brooke Unknown Midi lie Indescribabh 

l 

Clara Bartlett 23 Feather Lengthy . . . 

Opal Butcher 14 5<i Slight 

Frank Billingslea 3 lit ! ! ! !. . . . 

Blanche Chalfant 80 Cow 

Lawrence Conaway IT 210 



Ali( 



i '(mjIc 13 Witch" 

171 1 -L 



F w Coffindaffer Old 

Elizabeth Davis 11 2.". Sweet 

William Pounds 99 Bight Curly 



Dried apple 
Lop-sided . 
Modest 
Broadest 



Mary Frazier 21 125 . 

Ethel Gaskins 37 . .' 66 2-3 

Jennie Harshberger -lust Light 

Fred Lemley 17 111 

Len;i Lemley Right Ca ll"s 

Elsie Little ' 35 167 

Ellen I ayman 13 110 . 

Percy Manley 19 160 . 

I: ii Hi Merrifield 16 185 . 

N. G. Mathews !i 97 . . 

Chessie McClung 47 •.)•.) . . 



. . . Blue . . . 

1 >;i inly 

. . . Fierce . . 

. . Nice . . . 

Greene lc 

Little . . 

. . Sweet and 

, . . Sedate 

. . Coy 

. . Pomp adoweied 
. . Youthful 



iking 
shy' 



K. A. Movers , of plasticity Astounding Henpecked 

Walter Layman 28 288 Doubtful 

1 >aisy Hall 17 350 Round 

Julia Hurst 4(1 12(1 Blondey 

Effie Kidd Sweet 16 99 1-2 Kiddisli 

Ida Nussuin !!'.'!! 222 Neat 

Charles McCuskey 31 1-4 :: Benign 

Oral .1. tones 7 1-2 1 T Similar to a Bartlett pear 

Roy Nelson 75 75 Weather beaten 

(da A. (in- .lust so 12x12 Fiery 

R. "Deacon' Phillips 00 73!i Scholarly 

K. "Mose" Richardson Polished stone Milligram Cute 



lean 



Grace G. Robinson 33 

< ierl rude Robinson 17 

Boyd "I'liucli" Reed 15 

Lyda A. Stark 60 

Bly Shank .- .59 

Harry Scot! ,, Unknown 

Lulia Schlohanni 15 1-2 93 . . . 

Glenn Toothman Yearling :!(il . . 

John .\l. Toothman Coon's Empty 

Homer ( '. Toothman 17 1 

Mary Van Oevender 22 (10 when fat 

Nellie <;. Wilson 16 Gnat 



1 ll> 

2(H 

500 

Verj 

127 

150 



Jl. 



"Mushy" 

Unaffected .... 

Fat 

"Prissy" "Cissy' 

Elegant 

Splendid 

Queenly 

Sporty 

Tousled 

Old for his age 
Persnickerty . . 
Insignificant . . 




/ 



Junk 



PRESENT OCCUPATION. 



FAVORITE POEM. 



NOTED FOR. 



Dodging Gordon 
Heading things 

Studying 

Bluffing ....... 



cms . 



Studying "Oral" les 

Being ydiid 

Flunking 

Giggling 

"Lowe" 

Advising the voungins 

Hard to tell 

Looking pretty 

Coins to the hospital 

Being good 

Studying some Moore 

Chasing Alfred 

1 l-innin,, a • isit to \ irginia 

Farming 

Arguing 

( 'urling her hair 

Fiddling 

Reading I [omer 

Manager of Hennery 

Studying Psychology 

Gunning 

Attending F. S. N. S 

Competing with Lerta 

Ministering 

Talk ins and Agri 

Studying medicine 

Riding a pony . . . .• 

Thinking of Clara 

Managing scrub ball team... 

Preceptress 

Hunting a girl 



"Bronco Busting" 

Bluffing 

Smiling at Homer 

Cutting classes 

Managing Tennis Court 

Staying at home 

Farming 

Magnitizing 

Amusing Bernice 

Horseback riding with Pearl. 

Smashing hearts 

Leading classes 

I toing not bins 



'I Am Not As I Look" 

'Wait 'Till the Sun Shines Nellie" 

T have a Name, a Little Name" 

'She Sleeps Beneath the Biscuit Tree Until the 
Doughnut Blooms Again" 

'No Doubt Hut That I Am Wise' 

•Deeds Not Words" 

'He Did Nothing. Did It Well" 

'The Laugh That Speaks the Vacant Mind" 

'Her Voice is Ever Soft and Low" 

'Take Me out to the Ball Game" 

■A Mighty Man of Valor" 

'My Face Is My Fortune" 

'Budweiser is a Friend of Mine" 

'A Quiet Gentle l.ass Am I" 

•I Want More. More. More. Oh Twist" 

'As Sweet and Musical as Bright Apollo's Lute.". . 

'Take Me Back to Old Virginia." 

'I Am Not As I Look". 1 : 

'Oh, Where Did You (Jet Those Eyes" 

'.Man Delights Not Me" 

oh Promise Me" 

'Honey Boy" 

'To Sleep, to Sleep." 

'Little Put Loud" 

'Always Doing, But Nothing Done" 

'A Unite Uentle Laugh" 

'A Harmless Looking Creature" 

'Silence is Mole Eloquent Than Words" 

"In Maiden Meditation Fancy Free" 

'To Have Rather Than to be an M. L>." 

'I am Coins to Buy Myself a Black Pony" 

'A Great Plague to He a Handsome Man" 

'A I ittle Man But a Great Captain" 

'I Have an Finest Desire to Succeed." 

'The Way to a Man's Heart is Through His 
Stomach" 

'Things Are Not What They Seem" 

"JtVe Parted by the River, Grace and I" 

'Blow the Smoke Away" 

•The Midnight Wanderings of Chuckie Dear".... 

T Waut to Be an Ansel'' 

■Around the World. Nellie Bly" 

T Want to Be an Engineer" 

'Take Me Out Automobiling, Ward" 

'Oil My Heart is Fixed" 

> Ditto. 

.'Everybody's Darling" 

"Waiting by the Brooke" 

T Love You. Chuckie Dear" 



Cutting Agri. 
Awkardness. 
Promptness. 
Growling. 

Knowledge. 
Her smiles. 
Gift of gab. 
llry nerve. 
Oratory. 
Being a model. 
Information. 
( 'ooking. 
V V '! '! '( V '.' '.' ? ? 
Studiousness, 
Flunking. 
Music. 

Fighting photos. 
Ask Harry. 
Executive ability. 
Tlmidness. 
Artistic ability-. 
Jollity. 
Importance. 

Managing gills L £ team 
Smiles. 

!!!!!!!!;!!!!!!!! 
Knowledge. 
Grace. 
Looks. 

Sunday arrives. 
< 'humming. 
Long calls at Dorm, 
for limbing the Trigonome tree 
Samai'itanism. 
Nerve. 

Being from Shinnston. 

Teacher's Pet. 

Good lessons. 

Width. 

( 'onceit. 

Her absence. 

Ditto. 

Wit. 

Quarreling. 

President of Junior class. 

Errors ! Errors ! 

Elegant taste. 

Doing the same. 



SOPHOMORES 



Class Officers 



Carl S. Lawson 
David W. Kennedy 
Susan Cunningham 
Florence Wilfong 
Clarence B. Lee 
Loren Parsons 



President 
Vice President 
Secretary 
Treasurer 
Historian 
Door Keeper 



Colors — Old Gold and Navy Blue 




SOPHOMORE CLASS. 



Sophomore Class History 



Realizing thai a historical fact is of value only 
in its relation to other facts, the author will not bur- 
den you with an indefinite number of hard-to remem- 
ber dates and statistics, as most historians do, but will 
simply give a few truths that will enable you to sec 
the valuable relationship existing between the class 
of "11 and its a Ima mater. 



unusual ability and true worth. Then a division took 
place by which the deserving were divided from the 
undeserving and the faculty said unto the faithful. 
"Friends come up higher; enter into the joys of Sopho- 
moreism.' Thus were left behind all those who could 
not "strike a sufficient pace" to pass them beyond the 
Freshmen milestone. 



West Virginia has contributed to the Fairmont 
Norma 1 hundreds of her choicest young men and young 
women, many of whom have gone forth to till high 
and responsible positions, but no other class ever 
reached its second year in the Fairmont Normal with 
so good a record and so bright a future as the class 
of Nineten Hundred Eleven. 

The class is composed of sixty-five of the best-look- 
ing, best-informed, best-disciplined, and the least -con- 
trolled tudents of the school; students who have passed 
the green stage of Freshmen; who are not blown up 
with the vanity and conceit of Seniors; and who are 
free from the bitter jealousies and daily strifes and 
wrangles of the aspiring, but "sat-on," Juniors. 

When these worthy students ti'-st entered upon 
their Normal School career, they were branded as 
freshmen; hut after serving modestly and diligently 
in those ranks for a few months, they proved their 



After being promoted the newly elected Sopho- 
mores found themselves confronted by a very embar- 
rassing situation. Their predecessors had left Sopho 
nioreism in such an uncertain condition that many be- 
lieved its real spirit to be dead. But in a short time 
the Sophomores were a well organized class, headed by 
efficient officers, and playing such an important part 
in the workings of the school that even the dignified 
I ?) Seniors were forced to "sit up and take notice." 

By the earnest support and co-operation of the 
class of '11, athletics in the school have been raised 
from the low position they formerly occupied to that 
of unusually high standing. 

When students are thusing over a hard fought 
foot-ball, basket-ball or bnse-hal! game their praise is 
always loudest in honor of some Sophomore who, by 
his skillful and timely playing, has won fame for him- 
self and renown for the school. 



If any are amazed a1 the rapid advancement this 
class has made, let llieni observe a few points, wind) 
may help to clear up I lie mystery. Studiousness, cour- 
tesy, originality, leadership, consideration for oth- 
ers, — these are some of the many things which distin- 
guish this class from all others and lead people To 
predict that in June '11 our State will be greatly blest 
by receiving some of the most useful citizens ever grad- 
uate,! from any Normal School. 

Their past success will not hinder their future 
achievements. When they shall have assisted in "tin 
ishing" the Seniors the coming June; their next aim 
will he to property install the helpless Juniors as 
Seniors of Ml); to initiate the Freshmen into the mys- 
teries of relying on self instead of leaning on others; 
to teach the faculty to be independent enough to exist 
even if there were no Sophomore class to act as i 
guide; and finally to march bravely to the front of life's 
battles, there to conquer the wrong and help promote 
all that is noble, grand, and useful for the betterment 
of mankind. 

C. /»'. /,. 




Sophomore Class Poem 



The Sophomore class of nineteen and nine. 
A brighter class you seldom find. 
.Tusl look at the picture of this big class — 
It does not flatter us. but guess we wilt pass. 

There are sixty-five girls and boys. 
Having their troubles and sharing thai 1 .leys 



Though often discouraged, and feeling quite blue, 
We will not give up for we expect to get through. 

Xext year we will take a higher seat : 
Our Senior friends we will not meet — 
Out in the world they make their way, 
We hope to join them some sweet day. 



-Hazvl Holt. 



Classification of Sophomores 



NAME. 



AMBITION. 



SLANG 
EXPRESSION. 



PRESENT 
OCCUPATION. 



(J UK ATE ST 
NUISANCE. 



Isis Hutton Mrs. Ford 



Ford Fora 



. .. Fora 



FAILING 



Ford 



Talking to Leda.. . . 
Listening to Wayne. 



Wayne CoffendafOer . Take care of Leda. j Pad burnit Talking to Leda. . . Mr. Lee 

Leda Clayton Let Wayne take care Oh thunder Listening to Wayne. Sister Bertha. . 

of her. 

Clarence Lee Tennis champion. . . J Why say Playing Tennis Mr. Stark iPiaying tennis. . . . 

Harry Hart Be a soldier Darn it Darn it Latin III Girls 

Marx Blocher President of the Great eripes Eating- caramels.... Prof. Mercer Eating caramels... 

Caramel Trust. 

Jesse Jamison Be a sailor i Hi pshaw Blushing Blushing- Blushing 

Ulysses Knapp Be a general Shucks Talking Talking Talking 

Ruth Manley A "woman." 'Deed Taking advice Advice Taking advice 

Fay Amos .Professional ball Naow get out Talking baseball. ... Base nail Freda 

player. 

Dave Kennedy ' Preacher Oh I don't know . . . Talking to girls .... Girls Girls 

Susan Cunningham. Change her name. . Gee whiz Talking to Hazel. . Hazel Boys 



DESTINY. 



No one knows, no- 
body cares. 
"Aw fergit it !" 
•> •> •> •> •> •> 



Ada Talkington . . . . Algebra teacher.... Well!! 

Carl Lawson Take Dr. Bennett's Blickens 

place. 



Talking to Founds. . Algebra scholars. . . Founds 

Hunting class offi- Class officers Bartlett 

cers. 



Excuse me. 
Hard to tell. 
Inmate of insane 

Asylum. 
Never could tell. 
Won't tell. 
What is it. 
Can't tell. 

Doubtful. 
Inmate of Old 
Maids' Home. 
Pretty strong. 
Tell it again. 



FRESHMEN 

Class Officers 

Floyd C. Prickett . . . . . President 

Earl G. Harvey .... . Vice President 

Alta Reeves ..... . Secretary 

Bess Fox ..... . Treasurer 




FRESHMAN CLASS. 



Freshman History 



We regret to say that the Freshmen are too young 
for a history, lmt as they went so far as to organize 
their little self's, well — we will have to give them this 
space. 

Happy are they that have no history. If this be 
true then the Freshmen are in the height of their 
glory. 

The Freshmen Class did get up enough courage to 
organize a basket ball team and we will have To admit 
that it was one of the swiftest in the school. When 



the season closed. They were tied for first place with 
the Seniors. 

The deciding game was played the first week of 
the spring term and won by the Senior team. 

The Freshmen team consisted of the following: 
Curry, Edwards, Stalnaker, l'rickett. Watkins. 

YELL 

Victory — Victory 

Freshmen — '13. 




The Old Fairmont Normal 



(With apologies to Samuel Woodworth. I 

How dear to my heart are the thoughts of old Normal, 

When fond recollection presents them to minil 1 
The campus, the class rooms, the fast filling chapel. 

And every loved spot I in school days did find I 
The high towering clock, and the spire far above it. 

The steps and the walks where of evenings we strolled. 
The president's office, the library nigh it. 

And nut on t lie campus where as children we rolled. 
The old Fairmont Normal, the ever-lasting Normal, 

The much thought of Normal where with pleasure we strolled. 

That much thought of Normal 1 hailed as a treasure. 

For often at eve. when my lessons were o'er, 
I found it the source of an exquisite pleasure 

To think of the days that had gone on before. 
How fondly 1 thought of the hours I had spent there. 

How chatting and laughing with friends and companions. 
Who had come from far counties. I did not know where, 

We talked of our past and future intentions ; 
And then of old Normal, the dearest of all. 

The old Fairmont Normal, the ever-lasting Normal. 

The much thought of Normal we e'er will recall. 

Mow pleasant did sound the voice of our teacher. 

When students worked hard, and the lessons prepared! 
Not a full written volumn could tempt us to leave her. 

The kindest and best that our friendship had shared. 
And now far removed from old Normal's protection. 

The thought of the past unconsciously comes. 
As fancy reverts to this school's selection. 

And sighs for those days, with now far-away chums. 
Tin- old Fairmont Normal, the ever-lasting Normal, 

The much thought of Normal in fancy still comes. 

—J. G. L. 



Our Chapel, TVs of Thee 



(With apologies to Samuel Francis Smith. I 

( >ur chapel 'lis of thee. 

Room of sweet memory, 
Of thee we sing. 
Room of our Seniors pride. 
Room where the quitters died ; 

In every student's hide, 

I, el memory cling. 

Let music fill the breeze. 

And ring through campus trees 
Sweet memories song : 
Let Normal tongues awake. 
Let all that hear partake. 

Let all the silence break — 

The sound prolong. 

Our chapel dear to thee. 
Room of sweet memory. 
To thee we sing ; 
Long may our memory dear. 
Be with us ever near. 

And spare the falling tear 
As loud our voices ring. 

— •/. G. L. 



ORGANIZATIONS 
AND CLUBS 





Mozart Literary Society 



James G. Lanham 
Frank R. Amos 
Perie B. Ayer 
Clarence B. Lee 
Fred Lemley 
David W. Kennedy 



Q#. 



cers 



President 

Vice President 

Secretary 

Treasurer 

Critic 

Door Keeper 



Emblem Pansy 

Color- Light Blue 

Motto Adipiscimur lucem delabi 

Winner of Silver Wreath in Inter-Society Contest '08 



Mozart Literary Society Roll 



Abbott, Virginia 
Amos, Stella 
Aver, Perie 
Barr, Elinor. 
Bartlett, Lena 
Beaty. Battie 
Billingslea, Georgia 
Bock, Bessie 
Boggs, Lucy 
Boulten, Stella 
Bowner, - 
Brake, Genevieve 
Brookover, Carrie 
Bruffy, Georgie 
Obalfant, Blanche 
Clayton, Bertha 
Clayton, Leda 
Clayton, Edna 
Coffnian, Georgie 
Cook, Alice 
Creel, Gertrude 
Crowe, Blanche 
Cunningham, Sallie 
Cunningham, Susan 
Davis, Elizabeth 
Davis, Minta 
Davis, Pearl 
Dugan, Martha 
Eliott, Evadelle 
Eliott, A'evia 
Engler, Bertha 
Farnsworth, Irma 
Farrell, Margret 
Fast. Mary 
Fear, Ethel 
Fetty, Lulu 
Fiser, Ethel 



Floyd, Olah 
Fortney. Lillian 
Fox, Bessie 
Freeman, Lola 
Gardner, Lulu 
Garrett, Ethel 
Gaskill, Bertha 
Gatrell, Mary 
(lump, Sadie 
Hadix, P>essie 
Hall, Hattie 
Hardesty, Anna 
Harris, Ethel 
Harsh barger, Jennie 
Hart, Mrs. 
Hatfield, Aria 
Henderson, Rena 
Hess, ( !ora 
Holle. Ketta 
Holle, Laura 
Holt. Hazel 
Hoover, Alicia 
Hurst, Julia 
Hurst. Hattie 
Jackson, Elizabeth 
Keck, Martie 
Kennedy, Margret 
Kidd, El'lie 
Kiddy, Laura 
Lambert, Clara 
Lawson, - 
Linger, Mona 
Little. Elsie 
Lloyd, Sadie 
Martin, Minnie 
Mason, Flossie 
Matthew, Grace 



Miller. I )essie 
Morgan, Kathrvu 
Morgan, Ora May 
Mosteller, Fay 
Murphy, Agnes 
Murphy, Irene 
Musgrove, Hattie 
Musgrove, Blanche 
Nuzum, Ida 
Nuzum, ( >sha 
Parks, Lola 
Peters, Elsie 
Post, Geuevieve 
Powell, Minnie 
Powell, Mary 
Piickett, Evelyn 
Queen, Irma 
Riggs, Virginia 
Robinson, Gertrude 
Pose, Frances 
Scranage, Lillian 
Scranage, Lois 
Shelby, Sarah 
Slowbaughm, Lulu 
Smith, Alia 
Smith, Dawn 
Snider, Grace 
Snider, Jessie 
Springer, Lulu Inez 
Springer, Lulu Viola 
Stafford, Adessa 
Story, Ruth 
Swearingen, Pearl 
Swiger, Goldie 
Swiger, Mable 
Talkington, Ada 
Tennent, Jettie 



Thomas. Pear] 
Trunk- , Margret 
Van] >evender, Mary 
VanTrunip, Eva 
VanTrunp, Aeleta 
Walters. Ota 
Wilfong, Florence 
Withers, Inez 
Wright, Edna 
Wright, Lona 
Yost, Janie 
Amos, Fay 
Amos, Frank 
Armentrout, Carney 
Ash, Karl 
Ash, Russe] 
Ayers, John 
Billiugslea, Frank 
Blocker, Marx 
Bock, Joseph 
Bradley, Fred 
Brook, Harry 
Brown, Carl 
Bumgardener, < rideon 
Ooffindaffer, E. W. 

< 'offman, Hugh 

< 'onaway. Edmnnd 
Qrouser, John 
Davis, E. G. 
Davis, James 
Feeney, Thomas 
Garrison, Willis 

( rreene, Harry 1 •• 



Gregory, A. F. 
Gregory, Frank 
Griffith, Allen 
Hall, L. A 
Ilamric, Fred 
Hawkins. Cline 
Ila vhurst, < 'arl 
Heinzman, Jay 
Hess. -J < > 1 1 1 1 
Hilenian, < >ra 
1 lolland, Charles 
Jacobs, - 
Jones, < >. J. 
Jones, A. L. 
Jones, Arthur 
Jones, Albert F. 
Jones, (). B. 
Kennedy, David 
knnliam. -lames 
L.i iil*. Ralph 
Lawson, Carl 
Lee, C. B. 
Lemley, Fred 
Martin. Harrv 
Matthew, K G. 
.Matthew. W. R. 
.Mel/.. Clifford 
Mc< 'uskey. < 'harles 
McCuskey, Frank 
.McXicho'ls, John W 
Miller, H. C. 
Minnear, T. < !. 
Moore, Okie 



Mora n, Leroy 
Morgan, Archie 
Mullady, Thomas 
Murray, Basil 
Musgrove, Grover 

Musgrove, 

Nelson, R. E. 
Parsons, Loren 
Paugh, Do. 
Phillips, Russell 
Prickett, Charles 
Prickett, Earl 
Reed, Boyd 
Richardson, Edwin 
Rogers, W. .1. 
Koinine, J. E. 
( >'< 'onnor, Eminett 
Shiim, Howard 
Snider. Otis 
Stark, L. A. 
Starcher, Harry 
Sturm. Felix 

Si arm, 

Shaffer, O. S. 
Shepherd, Osborne 
Talkington, M. L. 
Tennant, Glen 
Thomas, Rastus 
Toothman, Homer 
Toothman, John 
Wa'msley, G. C. 
Wolf. .1* C. 
Wver. Forest 



Normal Lyceum 



Offi. 



cers 



Herman J. Poling 
Guy C. Douglas 
Ruth Merrineld 
William Founds 
John Ford 
Isis Hutton 
Melville P. Boyles 



Emblem — White Rose 

Colors — Olive and Gold 

Motto— Sic Itur Ad Astra 



President 
Vice President 
Secretary 
Treasurer 
Critic 
Censor 
Sergeant-at-A rms 



Normal Lyceum Roll 



Amnions, Nellie 
Anvil. Car] 
Bartlett, Clara 
Bartlet, Ethel 
Barnes, Herbert 
Karnes, Frank 
Barnes, .Mary 
Barbe, Georgia 
Bla< k. Hazel 
Bolton, Lillie 
Boyles, Melville 
Boylard, ( 'reed 
Brake, Hugh 
Brake, < lenevieve 
Brady. Lulu 
Bumgardener, R. M. 
Burner, I!. L. 
Burns, Robert 
Byer, Eunice 
Brer. Bessie 
(Suiter. Edith 
Carpenter, Era 
Carter, Carl 

< 'onaway, J. L. 

( Copenhaver, Fay 
( Yowl, Sada 
Cunningham, Leona 

< Cunningham, Leora 
Curry, Mandeline A. 
Danser, C. F. 

I ><i\ is, Fanny 
Dunham, Katharine 
Douglas, < ruy 
Edwai'ds, Oscar 
Elbon, Zelina A. 
Fetty, Wayne 
Fortney, Minnie 



Ford, John 
Founds, W. G. 
Fox. Eula 
Frazier, .Mary 
< lamer, Beulah 
( Saskins, Ethel 
(iiles. C. G. 
Class, Edith 
( riaham, John A. 
Hammer, Bentol 
Hamilton, Glenn 
Hart, Harry 
Hawkins, Herbert 
Haymond, P. F. 
Headley, Lansing 
Hennings, Boyd 
Hibbs, Ethel ' 
High, Fannie 
Hill, Anna 
Hutton, Isis 
I l.itnniers, Beulah 
Ice. Charles 
Ice. Hurshel 
Jacobs, Edna 
Jamison, -lesse 
Jones, Laura 
Jones, Mayme 
Kane, Freda 
Kessel, Hellen 
Kidd, Effie 
Kidd. Julia 
Kline. Larrell 
Kline, Twiney 
Lantz, Ralph B. 
Layman, Ellen 
Lewis, Henry 
Leniley. Harry 



Lowe, Jessie 
Lowe, Carl 
Mauley, Perry 
Mauley, Ruth 
.Mathews, Mary 
Martin, Grace 
Martin, L. H. 
Marsh, Lola 
.Mason, Howard 
McCann, Maud 
McCann, Estella 
McCord, -las. H. 
McClelland, Trixie 
McClung, Fhessie 
McMillan. H. H. 
Merrifleld, Ruth 
Metz. Ada 
Moore, Wilbart 
Moore, Okey 
Moore, Loyd E. 
Movers, K. A. 
Myers, Lillian 
Myers, Ben 
Barker, Alice 
Parrick, C. A 
Paugh, I). O. 
Peters, Alvis 
Poling, H. -I. 
Pride, R. C. 
Queen, ( ). F. 
Vandiver, Ann 
Robb, Grace 
Robb, Lucile 
Robey, Esther 
Robinson, Grace 
Robinson, Janette 
Robinson, Fannie 



Roberts, Loci la Springer, Lula Thacker, Ethel 

Romine, -i. Ransel .Stealer, Odra Toothman, Glenn 

Rinehart, Mamie Stockdale, Chas. E. Wainsley, Gordon 

Sanders, Ada Straight, Georgia Wiggington, Rilla 

Satterfield, Leota Stalnaker, Guy 0. Wiggington, Mary 

Sattertield, Lessie Summers, Myra Wili'ong, Edna 

Shank, Bly Talkington, Ada Wilson, Russel 

Shaw, Marion Talkington, Edna Wilson, Fred E 

Shatter, Lou Tennant, F. C. Wilson, Oscar 

Shurtleff, Oliver Tennant, Arlie Wince, Adda 

Simpson, Rom in a Thacker, Clarence 



Student Body Association 

John Toothman, President 

Carl Lawson, Vice President 

Ruth Manley, Secretary 

L. A. Stark, Treasurer 

Fred Lemley, Door Keeper 

Executive Committee 
Ruth Merrineld C. B. Lee 

Bertha Clayton Frank Amos 

Harry Brooke 

Editors of "Bulletin" 
Loella Roberts Pearl Davis 




STUDENT BODY ASSOCIATION OFFICERS. 



Student Body History 



The organization in the school known as the 
Student Body Association is one of the innovations 
lirouglit about by our president. Dr. <\ J. < '. Bennett, 
and one the results of which have justified the move- 
ment. 

The organization was effected on the lirst day 
of November, 1!><)7. and lias been having a success- 
ful career ever since. The object of the Association 
is to unite the students into an effective body in 
order that they may assist in adopting and carrying 
out plans thai are for the best interests of the 
school. Through the Association the students make 
known their desires to the faculty, and randy if ever 
are they refused their requests. 

The officers of the Association consist of a 
President , Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, Ser- 
jeant-at-Arms, an Executive Committe composed of 
five members, and two Editors of the Bulletin (a 
paper published by the Normal School.) The main 
business of the Association is done through the 
hands of the Executive Committee. The above offi- 
cers serve for a term of twenty weeks, except the 
members of the Executive Committee ami Editors 
of the Bulletin, who serve for one scholastic year. 
There are two elections each year. In the first elec- 
tion nominations are made on the last Thursday 
in September and the vote is taken one week later. 
In the second, nominations are made on the last 
Thursday in February and the election follows one 
week later. 



Each student is assessed twenty cents per scho- 
lastic year. This money is kept as a reserve fund 
in order to loan without inters! to students, to help 
bear their expenses through school. The Associa 
tion sometimes gives an entertainment, or secures 
the services of a noted lecturer, and the proceeds 
thus secured go to the reserve fund. Thus the stu- 
dents in paying their assessed dues, are making a 
contribution that goes to help one of their number, 
perhaps not so fortunate in money affairs, but yet 
just as worthy and struggling as hard to get an edu- 
cation as the more fortunate one. 

Several important subjects have been considered 
by the students this year, one of these being the adop- 
tion of the honor system by our school. Perhaps 
this looks a little far reaching for a school like ours, 
but we can't see why the student body of the P. S. 
X. S. isn't just as good and just as capable of being 
trusted as the students in any school. If an honor 
system is a good thing for Harvard, or any other- 
school, il would be a good thing for the Normal, 
and we feed sure the trend of things is in the direc- 
tion of adopting it in the near future. 

This is but a mere outline of the organization 
and its object, yet. we hope this is sufficient to show 
the importance of its position in the school and the 
object for which it is working. 

A. F. Gbegory, Historian. 



The Disappointed 



There are songs enough for the hero 

Who dwells on the heights of fame ; 

I sing for the disappointed — 

For those who missed their aim. 

1 sing with a tearful cadence 

For one who stands in the dark, 

A no knows that his last, best arrow, 
lias bounded back from the mark. 

1 sing for the breathless runner. 

The eager, anxious soul. 
Who falls with his strength exhausted. 

Almost in sight of the goal ; 

Foi the hearts that break in silence, 
With a sorrow all unknown, 

For those who need companions. 
Yet walk their ways alone. 

There are song-s enough for the lovers 
Who share love's tender pain : 

I sing for the one whose passion 
Is given all in vain. 

For those whose spirit comrades 
Have missed them on the way. 

I sing, with a heart o'erflowing. 
This minor strain today. 

And I know the Solar system 

.Must somewhere keep in space 

A prize for that spent runner 
Who barely lost the race. 



For the plan would be imperfect 
Unless it held some sphere 

That paid for the toil and talent 
And love that are wasted here. 



-Ella Wheeler Wilcox. 



Will 



There is no chance, no destiny, no fate. 
Car. circumvent or hinder or control 
The firm resolve of a determined soul. 
Gifts count for nothing: will alone is great. 
All things give way before i(, soon or late. 
Y\ hat obstacle can stay the mighty force 
Of the sea-seeking river in its course. 
Or cause the ascending orb of day to wait? 

Each well-born soul must win what it deserves. 

Let the fool prate of luck. The fortunate 

Is he whose purpose never swerves. 

Whose slightest action or inaction serves 

The one great aim. 

Why, even Death stands si ill. 

And waits an hour sometimes for such a will. 

— Ella Wheler Wileox. 



Y. M. C. A. 



This has been a very successful year in the V. M. 
C. A. work. The enrollment has increased during 
the year from a few more than the president, vice 
president, secretary and treasurer to more than 
thirty members. 

In June, 1908, the Association sent two of it; 
members, X. G. .Matthew and A. F. Gregory, to tin 
Student's Bible Conference at Magara-ori-tke-Lake, 
Canada In October two delegates were sent to Co 
lumbus, Ohio, for the International Student's Bibh 
Conference. When the State Y. M. C. A. Conven 
tion was held at Morgantown our Association was 
represented by Prof. C. L. Stooksberry, Prof. FT. F 
Rogers. O. L. Armentrout, A. F. Gregory, C. It. Lee 
J. H. Taylor. L. A. Stark and X. G. .Matthew. For 
this year the Association is planning to send two o 
three delegates to the Student's Conference at Xi; 
gara-ori-the-Lake, Canada, that is to be held in Jun< 

The work has been heartily supported by the fac- 
ulty; three of them. Or. Bennett, Prof. Stooksberry 
and Prof. Rogers taking an active part. 



At present those enrolled and paid u]> are 



C. B. Lee, 

Guy C. Douglas, 
Forest G. Wvar. 
Howard Lemley, 
Edmund Conawav. 
A. F. Jones, 
John H. Hess, 

D. o. Paugh, 
Emmet O'Connor, 
\Y. G. Founds, 
W. R. Matthew, 
Fred \Y. Hainrick. 
Prank Gregoiw, 

E. W. Coffindaffer. 
X. G. Matthew. 



The officers for the year L909-10 arc: L. A. 
Stark. President; C. L. Armentrout, Vice President; 
X'. G. Matthew. Secretary and C. S. Lawson, Treas- 
urer. 



c. L. 


Arment rout, 


•I. E. 


Koiniiie. 


.;. \Y 


Jamison. 


L. A. 


Stark. 


C. F. 


Pricket! . 


•I. \Y 


Bock. 


•I. R. 


Roniine, 


F. L. 


Wright. 


c. s. 


Lawson. 


J. II. 


Taylor. 


A. F. 


Gregory, 


Prof. 


< \ L. Stooksberry 


Prof. 


H. F. Rogers. 


0. F. 


McCuskey. 


R. M 


vers. 



During the year one group Bible class was 
organized with Prof. Rogers as instructor. 



' 




Y. M. C. A. 



Y. W. C. A. 



President - - - Jennie L. Harslibarger 

Vice President Julia Ann ILurst 

Secretary - - Ida B. Nuzum 

Treasurer - - Lola Freeman 

< ■ommit tec < 'liai rim a : 

Membership Julia Ann 1 1 nisi 

Religious [da < >rr 

Bible si mli/ Martie Keck 

Social Daisy Hall 
Finance -------- Lola Freeman 

Missionary Leora Cunningham 

Inter-Collegiate Ruth Merrifield 

Sunshine - - - - .Marv Fast 



A few years ago, the young women of this school. 
feeling the need of an organization which would pro- 
mote their spiritual growth, established the Young 
Women's Christian Association. 

Since the world needs to-day the girl who has 
developed every side of her nature, and has fitted 
herself to help humanity the Association aims to de- 
velop the spiritual nature and to help the girls in 
their Christian work and so send them hack to their 
homes better prepared for the manifold duties of 
life. 

While the mission of the Association is to help 
and strengthen the j^irls yet the association needs 
their support and hearty co-operation in order that 
its influence may reach every home represented in 
oui- school. Bul let not »irls think when they give 
I heir support that they will give and receive noth- 
ing in return for besides the help there is much 
pleasure derived from association with Christian 
workers. 

"Xot by might, nor by power, but my my spirit, 
saith the Lord of Hosts." 




V. \V. (*. A. 



High School Club 



Officers : 

President - John A. Graham, Mannington High School 
Vice Pres. - Glenn 15. Hamilton, Fairmont High School 
Secretary - Tina Heenan, Clarksburg High School 
Treasurer - - Georgia Coffman, Grafton High School 
Doorkeeper - - Frank Amos, Fairmont High School 

Different committees representing the ' leading 
High Schools in the State. 

Members : 

Frank R. Amos, Fairmont High School. 
Garl F. Brown, Fairmont High School. 
Lena Bartlett, Fairmont High School. 
Kathrine Donham, Fairmont High School. 
Margaret Farrell, Fairmont High School. 
Lillian Fortney, Fairmont High School. 
Minnie Fortney, Fairmont High School. 
Mary Gatrell, Fairmont High School. 
Glenn B. Hamilton, Fairmont High School. 
Agnes Henry, Fairmont High School. 
Edna Jacobs, Fairmont High School. 



Sadie Lloyd. Fairmont High School. 
Mabel Richards, Fairmont High School. 
A'irginia Riggs, Fairmont High School. 
Margaret Richards, Fairmont High School. 
Esther Robey, Fairmont High School. 
Oliver Shurtleff, Fairmont High School. 
Jessie Snider, Fairmont High School. 
Goldie Swiger, Fairmont High School. 
Tina Heenan, Clarksburg High School. 
Freda Kane, Clarksburg High School. 
Ota Walters, Clarksburg High School. 
Carl Hayhurst, Pennsboro High School. 
Osborne Shepherd, Pennsboro High School. 
John Allen Graham, Mannington High School. 
Homer Toothman, Mannington High School. 
Georgia Coffman, Grafton High School. 
Gertrude Creel, Morgantown High School. 
Pearl Davis, Cameron High School. 
Ivadelle Eliott, Parkersburg High School. 
Alicia Hoover, New Cumberland High School. 
Roma Kline, McMechen High School. 
Loella Roberts, Wheeling High School. 
Georgia Snodgrass, New Martinsville High School. 
Irma Farnsworth, Buckhannon High School. 




IIMUr SCHOOL CLUB. 



Omicrom Psi Epsilon 



Members : 



Gfficers : 

President Ulysses A. Knapp 

Vice President - -James Lanham 

Secretary Susan Cunningham 

Treasurer - Herbert Spencer Barnes 

Doorltcper .:..... Boyd Reed 

Uotto — "hies praesentem fruere. 

Colors — Xavv blue and crimson. 



Kuth Merrifield 
Freda Kane 
Isis Hutton 
Fannie High 
Tina Heenan 
Veva Eliotl 
Ivadelle Eliott 
Pearl Davis 
Susan < Cunningham 
( leorgia ( 'offman 



Frank Amos 
Herbert Barnes 
1 Iarry Brooke 
-John Ford 
John Graham 
livsses Knapp 
-lames Lanham 
A his Peters 
Boyd Heed 
• lolin Toollunan 




OMICROM PS] EI'SILON. 



Y. D's. 



Motto— O. B. .lolly. 

Organized Pall term, nineteen hundred and eight. 
for the social and intellectual benefll of its members. 

President - - - I bile Curry 

Vice President - David Kennedy 

Secretary - - Leora Cunningham 

Treasurer ------- Fay Mosteller 

Critic ------ Leona Cunningham 

Beraeant-oearing-Arms - - Loren Parons 



Mem hers ; 

Florence Wilfong, the "Parson's" girl. 

Fay -Mosteller. the "Lowest" of all. 

Beulah Garner, who says, "Oh! my Shinn." 

Elizabeth Davis, just "Found-s." 

Mary VTigginton, ilie cry baby. 

Gertrude Robinson, the real "Blocher." 

Kathryn Morgan, ;i "Farmer's" girl. 

Leora Cunningham, the "One." 

Leona Cunningham, the other "One." 

Dawn Smith, who likes to sit by a "Brooke." 

1>. Willie Kennedy, the "Knocker." 

Dale Curry, who likes a "Cunning-ham." 

Harry Greene, noted for his nonsense. 

Avon Reynolds, "That Dutch Kid." 

Loren Larsons, w ho plans to go to ( Italy) 
and visit "Florence." 

Tom Mullady, the "Red-headed Kid." 

Clifford Metz, the man who lost out. 

Robert Burns, the baseball fiend. 




\. lis. 



H. R. s 



James <1. Lanha.ni ------ Big chief 

Carl Brown ------- Little Chief 

Boyd H;i Milton Reed - - - Secretary 
J. Edwin Pord Doorkeeper 

Members : 
Frank Amos Harry Brooke 

David William Kennedy Herbert Spencer Barnes 



E. Dale Carry 
John Allen Graham 
Barrel Kline 
Gideon Stalnaker 
Harry Greene 
•I. Lawrence < Jonaway 
Homer Toothman 
Ulysses A. Knapp 



Oscar L. Edwards 
.Melville Boyles 
John Toothman 
Loren Parsons 
Glenn Hamilton 
Oliver Shurtleff 
Fav Amos 



The H. R.'s is an organization, organized for the 
purpose of fostering the school spirit and having a sen- 
sible good time. They believe that the student body 
should feel justly proud of their alma mater and their 
purpose is to take the initiative in arousing the school 
spirit and enthusiasm which is essential to a first-class 
school. The organization is limited in membership to 
twenty- three", composed of persons who in their student 
life exemplify the motto of the organization : "Keep 
busy and have something doing every minute." 




H. It's. 



Training School Roll 



Names of children enrolled in the Training 



Grades 1 and 2. 
Kenneth Ahltott 
Mary Hurst 
John Bartholow 
Walter Hart 

Grades '■'> and 4. 
Mary Greer 
Marjory Haas 
Helen Pool 
Bertha Smoot 
Fred Danner 
Joseph Fleming 
Joseph Greer 
Denzil Hayhurst 
Eugene Orr 

Grade 5. 
Edith Hartinan 
Florence Dowden 
Darice Queene 
] )anie Basnett 
Virginia Cook 
Doris Broh 
Herbert Hamilton 
Clarence Hart 
1 >a\vson Evans 
Grade <>. 
Mabel Williams 
Katherine Brennen 
Horsey Abbott 
George Gaston 
Virgil Fitzhugh 
Joseph Neideck 

Grades 7 and 8. 
Minnie Kendrick 
Clara Hall 
Edna Wilfong 
Rose Bolton 



Edna Huffman 
Bessie Alltop 
Fannie Davis 
Arthur Watherwax 
Archie Koon 
Herschel Hamilton 
Harry Honaker 
(Tien Sturm 
Hunter Neely 
Eli Fortney 
Walter Schiminsky 
Harry Stewai'1 

Kindergarten. 
Chrintene Scott 
Dorothy Scott 
Elvira Gilmore 
Helen Dobson 
Isabelle MeKinney 
Lucille Hite 
.Margaret Layman 
Margaret Larkin 
Virginia Eastman 
•Jean Scott 
Alfred Brady 
farter .Jones 
Dwight Mason 
Forest Hartley 
Harrison Conaway 
Herman Bartholow 
Howard Bryan 
Joe Coulan 
Joe Haas 
John Race 
Leopaul Dardenne 
Mulford Smith 
Robert Watson 
William Lavman 



Department during tlie 

The Country School 

tirades 1 and 2. 
Evelyn LaVelle 
Gertrude Moon 
Edwildo Johnson 
Victor Weedy 
Albert James 
Dee Johnson 
Edward Burr 

Gades ■*'> and 4. 

Jennie Russell 
Mabel .Moon 
Hildegard Weedy 
Patsy Pilligrim ' 
Wayne Tenant 
Frank Billingslea 
Willie Rogers 
Lonnie Shoemaker 
Raymond Salvati 
James Leon 

Grades 5 and 6. 

Nina Bun- 
Rose < 'onaway 
Vivian Hammer 



Spring term. 1909: 

(seven grades in one room.) 

Stella Harlow- 
Mary Rice 
Mary Wilfong 
Lester Harbart 
Oral Wilson 
James Price 
George Huey 
Donald Snider 
Riger Vernon 

Grade 7. 

Mary Crim 
1 )ulcie Provance 
Grace Robinson 
Beatrice Tenant 
Beulah Hammer 
Opal Huey 
William Burr 
Laurence Floyd 
Challen ice 
James Moore 
Omer Satterheld 
Russel Francis 
Phillip Erwin 



Country School 
Three grades in a room 

tirades 4. ("> and 7. 

Laula Addis 
Anna ( !onnel 
Pearl King 
Opal Fesler 
Anna Snider 
Blanche Hunsaker 
Virginia Kidder 
Irene Addis 
Nora Donley 
Bonnie Fleming 
Mary Law son 
Laura Moon 
Hazel Fesler 
Katherine Grace 
Alta Cozad 
Mildred Meyers 
Guy Gascons 
Willie Kerns 
Harry Watkins 
Leo Salvati 
Jessie Harmon 
J)allas Nu/.um 
Walter Pyles 



Tola I number in the Country School, (14. 
Total number in the grades and kindergarten, 68. 
Total number of children enrolled in the Training 
Department, 132. 




MODEL SCHOOL. 



The "Dorm" 



of all tilings either great or small 

The "I>orm" sure am the besl of all. 

As in the parlors and on the porch outside 

Frolic Seniors and Freshmen side by side. 

Fair damsels, prim in taste and brigb.1 of eye 
Capture some boy's heart — at least they try — 
Then at night to the pale grey moon 
Each begs for a beaux ere' the 15th of June. 

To the jolly sweet singers who sit on the Mound 

And crone love songs, profuse and profound. 

The girls throw notes and candy and prunes. 

Ere the preceptress they hear on her way to their rooms. 

On the tennis court in the warm spring days 
Love games are played in the blistering rays ; 
Unmindful of lessons, free from all care. 
One heart strikes another, and finds solace there. 

Into the dining room is the place to spy. 
And see the girls work a green young guy : 
They feed him on pickles, bananas and pie. 
Then chuckle and laugh as if they would die. 

Above all this life at the dear old "Dorm" 
Stands the solemn tower clock, monitor, to wain 
All struggling awkwards that the time is nigh 
When they must vamoose and say good-bye. 

Eicvity bids me not tarry here longer, 
Yet as the pen ceases, love claims grow stronger. 
While in a Senior's tired brain, memories run rile. 
Rehearsing details and scenes, the best of his life. 

So here's farewell. "Old Dorm," your dwellers all — 

Though as I depart my heart seems to fall. 

Fall with a pang that wrings forth a sigh : 

Oh : we can't mingle longer — good-bve. good-bve ! 

—H. H. G. 




WOMAN'S HALL. 



The B's. 



President 
Vice President 
Secretary 
DoorJceepr 

Evelyn Prickett 
Bertha Clayton 
Fiances Rose 
Blanche < 1 rowe 
Julia Hurst 
Ethel Bibbs 
Lulu Petty 
Gertrude < 'reel 



- - - Blanche Crowe 

- - - - Frances Rose 

Luln Felly 
Bertha Clayton 

Roll: 

Lena Lemley 

Mary Van Devender 

Ida Orr 

Clara Bartlett 

Elsie Peters 

Ella Davis 

l'eiie Aver 



This club was organized during the Spring terns 
of 1908, by the Senior and Junior girls, for the purpose 
of having a pleasant social time. 

Since the Senior and Junior (dasses are so large 
this year, it was decided To limit the number to 
ei <ih teen. 

The flower which was adopted by the club is the 
Black-eyed Susan, and the colors, old gold and black. 

The emblem is a broom with a "B" engraved on 
1 he handle. 




B"s. 



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President ----- Susan Cunningham 

Vice President - - Mary Van Devender 

Secretary -------- "Vevia Eliott 

Treasurer ------ Bernice Crothers 

Members : 

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Bernice Ci'others Nina Lynch 

Susan Cunningham Ruth Merrifield 

Georgia Ooffman Fay Mosteller 

Pear] La vis Ida Orr 

[vadelle Eliott Gertrude Robinson 

Vevia Eliotl Loella Roberts 

Tina Heenan Georgia Snodgrass 

Fannie High Haze] Sheets 

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Freda Kane Mary Van Devender 
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OWLS. 



Shakespeare Club 



The Shakespeare Club, organized on October 22, 
1908, ;ii the home of .Mrs. X. R. C. Morrow, has con 
tinned its existence throughout the year, meeting 
wceklv. except for an occasional interruption. A1 its 
tirst meeting Mrs. .Morrow was elected leader. Miss 
Bertha Clayton secretary, and without other officers 
t he work of the club began. 

The program of exercises adopted for the year was as 
follows: Music, quotations, reading of the minutes. 
reading or study of the play for a specified time, after 
which the telling of jokes closed the program. 

The club assembled at seven o'clock, usually on 
Thursday evening, and continued in session for two 
hours. Two plays were studied. Hamlet and the Mer- 
chant of \ enice. 

Twenty-five students were identified with the (dub. 
some of them throughout the year, others for a part of 
the time only. It is a matter of profound regret that 
the faces of several who were members of the club do 
not appear in our picture. 

Besides the profit derived from a study of the 
world's greatest literary artist, much pleasure resulted 
from the social intercourse, and friendships which may 
be eternal were formed. 



Members 



Mrs. X. R. C. Morrow 
Blanche Ohalfant 

Mice Cook 

'ertba Clayton 

Vlicia Hoover 

Clhel llibbs 

lennie Harshbarger 

'hessie Mc< 'lung 

tilth Merrifield 

A\e\ Morrow 

Dvelyn Prickett 
Frances Kose 
Pansee Kamage 
Pearl Sweariimen 



Georgia Snod grass 
Melville Boyles 
Ernest Conaway 
Harry H. Greene 
Alfred P. Gregory 
IT. A. Knap]) 
( Jar] S. Lawson 
Fay Lake 
dames Lanbam 
Fred Lemley 
L. A. Stark 
( 'larem e Thacker 
Homer Toothman 




SHAKESPEARE CLUB. 



Harrison County Club 

Officers : 
Harry Brooke ..... President 

E. C. Queen Vice President 

[da Xu/.uin -------- Secretary 

Julia Hearst - Treasurer 

Roll : 
Roy Bunigardner Lawrence H. Martin 

Gideon Bumgardner Chester Martin 

K. Dale Curry Jessie Mills 

Blanche Chalfanl Ida Orr 

I. Hugh Coffman Irnia Queen 

Mary Caulneld Earl Routine 

!•:. W. Coffindaffer E. V. Richardson 

Harry H. Greene Margaret Triune 

Elsie Hardesty Howard II. Shinn 

Anna Hardesty Bruce Stout 

Hattie Hursl Harry Slawter 

Effie Kidd Ota G. Walters 

Ralph Lantz Grover C. Wolfe 

A. ( ilenn Martin 




lIAkklsox COUNT!" CLUB. 



Monongalia County Club 



The members are as follows 



The Monongalia County <'lul> was organized in the 
Spring of 1908, with a regular set of officers. 

The purpose of the organization is to keep in touch 
with all students from Monongalia county thai have 
been in the school previously; to correspond with Hi" 
young men and women that are thinking of entering 
school; to help any students from Monongalia county 
in getting rooming and hoard and to help in arrang- 
ing their work. The officers for the coming year are: 

X. <i. .Matthew - - - President 

Roy Nelson ------ Vice /'resident 

Martie Keck - Secretary 

Russell Wilson - Treasurer 

Glenn Tooth man ------ Historian 



Martha Dugan 
Charles Holland 
Mary Knapp 
Edna Wilfong 
Kussell Wilson 
Edna Wright 
Fred Wilson 
Grace Ma1 thew 
Florence Wilfong 
Glenn Toothman 
bona Wright 
Gertrude < 'reel 
Lulu Fetty 
.Maud Pyles 
Allen Griffith 
Adessa Stafford 
John .Moore 
Benjamin Myers 



Ray Matthew 
Howard Lemley 
Willie Griffith 
Sarah Shelby 
Jettie Tennant 
Flen Tennant 
1 )ee T( nant 
Arlie T< linanl 
Amanda McCord 
•lames McCord 
(•key .Moore 
Jessie Haines 
Rowena Simpson 
Georgia Wade 
Etta Wade 
Blanche < 'owell 
Salina .Morris 




MONONGALIA COUNTY GROUP. 



Pennsylvania Club 

This club is composed of the following named stu 
dents from Greene county: Hannah Coss, Lansing 
Headlee, Edith Maxon, John .Moore. Sarah Shelby, 
Martha Duggan, Mary B. Powell, Effie Wade and .loins 
McNicholl. From Butler, Ruth Story and Tina See- 
nan; from Allegheny, Mary Barnes and Margaret Tru- 
nick; from Somerset, Ulysses Knapp; from Bedford, 
Leota Satterfleld; from Fayette, Carl F. Brown, and 
W. A. Beer (teacher) from Clarion. 

The conditions for admission to the club is thai the 
applicant shall, now be or shall have been a resident of 
Pennsylvania. The by-laws provide for weekly meet- 
ings and I he purposes of I he club are set forth to be to 
become heller acquainted with educational methods in 
Hie State from which the members came, to the end 
that whatever of good they may find therein the respec- 
tive members may disseminate the same in their respec- 
tive schools and communities, and thereby assist in 
improving the school conditions in their adopted com- 
monwealth. 

Carl F. Brown > s secretary, and W. A. Beer, in- 
structor in psychology and pedagogy, is president. 




FIRST PENNSYLVANIA DELEGATION — "THE DUTCH CLUB." 
Left to right (standing) — Hannah Toss. Lansing Headlee, Edith Maxon, Sarah Shelby, Martha Dnggan, Mary B. Powell. Ruth Story. 

John MeNicholl, Tina Heenan. 
Lei" I to right (sitting) — Leota Satterfleld. John Moore, Margaret Trunick, \V. A. Beer. Carl F. Brown. Effie Wade, Ulysses Knapp, 

.Mary Barnes. 



ATHLETICS 



Officers Athletic Association 
Harry H. Greene .... President 

Carl S. Lawson 
Susan Cunningham 
C. B. Lee ... 

John Toothman 
E. Dale Curry 



Vice President 
Secretary 

Treasurer 
Mgr. Foot Ball 
Mgr. Basket Ball 



Boyd Reed 
H. Fay Amos 



Mgr. Base gall 
Captain Base Ball 



Foot Ball 



Line-up : 

Left end Geo. Barnes 

Left tackle Founds 

Left guard Musgrove 

Center Parsons 

Right guard Bovles 

Right tackle Richardson 

Right end Haves 

Quarter hack Ford 

Lef'1 half ■). Toollnnaii 

Right half Bell 

Full hack (Capt.) Amos 

Suits: 

Stalnaker Left half 

G. Toothinan Line man 

Brooke Line man 

Lake Line man 

Coach '"Turk" Linn 

II. Barnes Manager 



Record : 
F s. \ s., 0— W. V. W. G, 16. 
14— W. V. F. Preps, 0. 
(I— \V. V. 1*. Sophs, n. 
16 — Fairmont Ind.. I). 

(i—D. and E., 4. 
15 — Fairmont Ind., I). 





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Base Ball 



Manager Boyd Reed 

Assistant Manager and Captain. ..Fay Amos 

Line-up : 

Burns Catcher 

Fay Amos Pitcher 

Malone Pitcher 

Bock & II. Barnes Firsl base 

Toothman Second base 

Conaway Short stop 

Snoderly Third base 

Lamb Left held 

Frank Amos Center field 

Honaker Right field 

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The record : 
4— M. 11. S., 5. 

9 — W. Va. Business College, 2. 
4— }I. 11. S., 6. 
G — Farmington, 4. 
2— W. V. W. College, LO. 
1.*! — Farmington, 7. 

(l<i iiirs to he pluyed : 
. vs. M. II. S. 

. vs. w. v. r. s. 

. vs. Morgantown H. S. 

. vs. Shinnston High School. 

vs. W. V. U. P. 

vs. W. \ . W. C. 

vs. W. Va. Business College. 




BASE BALL TEAM. 



Track Team 



Melville P. Boyles Manager 

Gideon Stalnaker Captain 

Prof. C. L. Stookesbury Conch 

Record, '09. 

"> mile run— Clifford Met/., time. 36 mill.. I'd sec. 

2 mile run — Clifford Met/., lime. 10 inin. 

1 mile run — Tliomns Feeney, time. 5 mill. 

i-2 mile run — Gideon Stalnaker, l! min. 20 sec. 

i 4 mile run — H. Tootlimnn, time. 50 sec. 

120 yard hurdle — Dale Curry, 14 seconds. 

100 yard dash— Hill Malone, 10 2-5 sec 

50 yard dash — H. Toothman, .~> sec. 

Running high jump — W. \l. Mathews. 5 ft. 4 in. 

Running broad jump — A. J. Dadisman, 20 ft. 

Standing high jump — 1>. Willie Kennedy. 4 ft. 8 in. 

Standing broad jump — E. M. Conaway. 9 ft. Ill in. 

Pole vault — Creed Bolvard. 9 ft. 5 in. 

Shot put (16 lbs.)— M. P. Boyles, 31 ft. 

Hammer throw l 16 lbs)— M. P. Boyles, 80 ft. 6 in. 




TRACK TEAM. 



Girls Basket Ball 

Foui- very interesting games of baskel 1 >;i 1 1 were 
played by the Norma] girls aginsl the High School 
girls, the F. S. X. S. winning the first three games, the 
High School inking the fourth after very hard practice. 
The learn consisted mostly of girls who worked in Miss 
Ware's gym class. 

Line-up : 
Chessie McClung (manager) . .Right Forward 
Hut 1 1 Merritield I captain ).... Kiglit Forward 

Ltltie Shaffer Left Forward 

Blanche Chalfant Center 

Vevia Eliott Right Guard 

Susan ( !unningham Left ( ruard 

Lulu Springer Right Guard 



(hi me record : 
F. S. X. S., 1— F..H. S.. 0. 
F. S. X. S., 9— F. H. S., 2. 
F. S. X. S..2— F. H. S:,0. 
F. S. X. S.. 4— F. H. S.. (I. 




GIRLS - BASKET BALL TEAM. 



Basket Ball 



Line up. 

Barnes (Captain) Forward 

( "iirrv Forward 

Gaskins Forward 

Hamilton Center 

Kennedy ( Juard 

Amos i Manager) Guard 

Stalnaker Guard 

Record : 

F. K. N. S., 15— Alumni, 24. 

F. S. N. S.. S— Elkins Y. M. C. A.. 18. 

F. S. X. S.. 42 — Broaddus Institute, 7. 

F. S. X. S.. 15— Grafton V. M. C. A., in. 

F. S. X. S., 23— Parkersburg M. S. 1',. ('.. 6. 

F. S. X. S., 18— Clarksburg II. S., 0. 

F. S. X. S., 12— F. II. S., 12. 

F. S. X. S.. 30 — F. S. X. S.. second team. 2. 

F. S. X. S., 6— Grafton V. M. 0. A., IT. 

F. S. X. S., 2::- I). & E College, 16. 

F. S. X. S., 7 — Clarksburg II. S., 40. 

F. S. X. S., 17— Elkins V. M. C. A., 14. 

F. S. X. S.. 10— Elkins V. M. C. A., 49. 

F. S. X. S., 18— D. & E. College, 19. 

F. S. X. S.. 25— Alumni, 5. 

F. S. X. S.. 20— F. H. S., 35. 

F. S.X. S., 21— Alumni, '.). 




The Normal Bulletin 



Editorial Board 

Loella Roberts 

Pearl Davis 

Tina Heenan 

J. G. Lanham 

A. F. Gregory 

Jennie Harshbarger 

John Ford, John Toothman 

Mary Van Devender, Bertha Clayton 

Fannie High 

Melville Boyles 



Business Manager 
Literary Manager 
Lyceum 
Mozart 

Y. M. C A. 
Y. W. C. A. 

Athletics 
Organizations 
Locals 
Junior Notes 




EDITORIAL BOARD BULLETIN. 




THE MOUND 



The Mound 



Frank Amos 
Harry H. Greene 
Herbert S. Barnes 



Bertha Clayton 
Glenn Hamilton 



Kath 



enne 



Donh 



Staff 



Oliver Shurtleff 
Liter a rv 



Editor 
Manager 
Assistant Manager 



Evelyn Pricket 
Lena T. Bartlett 



Et Cetera 



am 



Pearl G. Davis 
Blanche Crowe 



James G. Lanham 

Organizations 
New Features 




MOUND BUILDERS. 



Editorial 



The Mound of 1909 is rigidly and absolutely barred 
against misrepresentations, only truthful articles being 
published. 

For days more or less our germanic and immortal 
minds have been alert to gather something elevating 
and harmonizing with our great school year, yet what 
we have missed would make many volumes more or less 
like The Mound of '08. As years roll by and our Mound 
becomes more artistic so will the teachers appreciate 
the truth we uphold : "Truth crushed to earth will rise 
again," hence, this year The Mound is mighty for truth 
and veracity. 

Little drops of truth, little grains of sense — make 
this might}' Mound — and our training school. 

In the beginning names were few and the choice 
theroef easy, hut now in this electric age we have no 
time to suit our fancy, hence we use any old thing — ■ 
The Mound. 

The Mound is a great incentive to keep our school 
in fine demeanor. We look our best when posing for 
our pictures — look at us. We envy each other in our 
athletics — and yet worsted. We like to sit around the 



mound and view the dormitory and college building 
with its inviting scholarships. We always will wish 
that our school days were to return and how we crave 
The Mound. 



There is a limit at which forbearance ceases to be a 
virtue; also our mound builders do not wish to em- 
barrass any by their "know it all," but attribute all we 
are or ever hope to be to your kindly sufferance and for- 
bearance — and if we do not say all you think we ought, 
then be charitable and say we said all we knew. 

Our patrons will be eager to have a copy of The 
Mound, to give it a place in their library under other 
magazines and papers to buoy them up and keep them 
from the perusal of critics. The Mound will increase 
in circulation and become very popular and no doubt 
the State Solons will appropriate much money to buy 
the copyright I when we are the Solons). 

Finally, we begin with The Mound and our last 
resting place will be in the mound, and then may it be 
truthfully said by all : "Well done, thou good and 
faithful builders — go deeper." 

— F. R. A. 




MOUND BUILDERS ASLEEP. 



Quotations 



Perie Aver — "There is no need to hurry, there is no 
need to worry, I get along just the same." 

Frank MeCtiskey — "To argue is to gain knowledge. 
to be a kicker." 

Evelyn Prickett— "A flash of the eye. like light- 
ning, will make any man quail." 

Herman Poling — "My thoughts are like a needle in 
a hay-stack." 

Alfred Gregory — "Silence, only silence, when noth- 
ing need be said." 



Alvis Peters — "Spooning is the whole essence of 



lire. 



Virginia Riggs — "The under side of every cloud is 
bright and shiny." 

Herberi Barnes — "A melodious voice is an excel 
lent thing in a good speaker." 

Jim Lanhain — " 'Tis better to have loved and lost, 
than never to have loved at all." 

Frances Rose — "A rose between two 1 horns is the 
sweetest rose thai grows." 

Harry Greene — "And what's impossible can't be 
and never comes to pass." 

Carl Brown — "None but himself can be his paral- 
lel." 

Alicia Hoover — "To early seen unknown, and 
known too late." 



Ola Walters — "Her voice was ever soft, an excel- 
lent thing in woman." 

Kathryn Donham — "The sweetest things in life for- 
me are my remembrances." 

John Allen Graham — "Breakfast ! My breakfast! 
Whal an appetite I command." 

Freda Kane — "There's no more like her; she's as 
sweet as can be found." 

Ella Davis — "There's no art to find the mind's con- 
struction in the face." 

Fannie High — "Love looks not with the eyes but 
with the mind." 

Pearl Davis — "Love sought is good, but given un- 
sought is better." 

Ethel llihbs — "An elegant suffering — content." 

Tina Ileenan — "A laugh cheerfully given, adds ma- 
terial beauty." 

Loella Roberts — "Beautiful eyes are a great re- 
deeming feature." 

Margaret Ferrell — "Slmi up in measureless con- 
ten l." 

Georgia Coffman — "You have waked me too soon, 
I must slumber again." 

.Mary Gatrell — "Not swayed was she by the opin- 
ion of others." 



Mary G. Knapp — "Quiet and still is she, but al- 
ways thinking." 

Elsie Peters — "Behind her cute little smile there is 
lots of mystery." 

Oliver Shurtleff — "A youth to whom was given, so 
much of earth, so much of heaven." 

Sadie Lloyd — "Full many a flower is born to blush 
unseen." 

Margaret Richards — "Many a person has awoke in 
the morning and found themselves famous." 

Lulu Fetty — "None knew her but to love; none 
named her but to praise." 

Goldie Swiger — "A face of beauty and intellect is 
a joy forever." 

Gertrude Creel — "One of the few immortal names 
thai is not born to die." 

Jessie Snider — "Music hath charms to soothe the 
savage breast." 

Agnes Henry — "True as the needle to the pole, or 
the dial to the sun." 



Blanche Crowe — "Our thoughts are ever forming 
our characters." 

Margaret Kennedy — "From a. 11 around earth and 
her waters and her depths of air, comes a still voice." 

Minnie Fortney — "Where none admire it's Tiseless 
to excel." 

Lillian Fortney — "Of two bright minds I have 
chosen the least." 

Esther Bobey — "And nature is her own reward." 

Lena Bartlett — "A dreamy voice is expressionless; 
a pair of dreamy eyes loves content." 

Frank R. Amos — "A mischievous person is a god- 
send to a Quaker party." 

Glenn Hamilton — "To love is to be loved, and to 
be loved is to believe in love." 

Bertha Clayton — "Until the rose loses its petals I 
will love him." 



Roma Kline — "To talk is to open the mouth.'' 



Needs of the Faculty 

Rogers — Inches and Hair. 
Mercer — New temper and seme one to love. 
Abbott — Fresh air and a farm. 
Ridgley — Hydrogen peroxide. 
Stalnafyer — Man. 
Meredith — A recitaticn rccm. 
Lewis — A new grammer or a square deal. 
Hastings — A new thinking pan. 
A ustin — Silence. 
Morrow—A Miller. 
Beer — Shave. 

Bennett — A cozy corner to converse with lady teachers. 
Donley — Senior boys to sing the scale. 
Ware — Some one to chase in the pupils. 
Rea — Night policeman to chase the serenaders off the Mound. 



Samantha Allen Visits the F. S. N. S. 



First Prize Story 



"Wun day I wuz a-feedin' the chickens and calves 
and a-hnntin' the eggs, all to wnnce, a thot struck me 
purty forcibel like (jist as thots do sum times) that our 
son Zachariah wuz old enutt' to git sum edification. 
He wuz gittin' tall and ganglin' like but very quiet and 
peaceful like, and if he wuz karrot headed and freckle 
faced, he wuz the best speller on Koons Run and wuz 
purty good at figgers." 

"So I sez to pa, sez 1, 'Josiah Allen, dew you know 
thai yer son Zachariah has got to git sum edification? 
The time has now come fer him to blossum out into a 
full-blewn rose, as the poetry people would say, and 
now we kin efford to send him ter schule and see whot 
kind of stuff he is made in - .' Waal, pa he jist scratched 
his bead and looked at me sort uv kuii-founded like, 
and sez nothin'. Now my old man is a great thinker, 
so after keerful kalculation he sez, sez he: 'Waal, Sa- 
mantha, as he is our only son, and sein' as how you've 
got yer head sot on his learnin' sum nollege, I guess we 
kin send him to schule fer a while.' 

"Now that this important question wuz settled, 
the next thing whot fuzzled my brain wuz the schule. 
Now a-days there is so many places of ackomplish- 
munts, fer we saw in Iookin' over our weakly paper, 
The Fairmont Free Press, that ther wuz skidds uv 
schules in Fairmont and that it would lie a konsider- 
abel undertakin' to seleck the most appropriut. I got 
the paper and went over the list. 

"First there wuz the knllered schule, which Zacha- 
riah objected to in the beginnin' as he didn't kere much 
fer kullers. Then there wuz the ward schules, first, 
seckond, fourth and fifth, which Josiah sez were pieces 
uv schules, and we intended fer our son to git his 
larnin' at a whole schule bv itself. Then there wuz the 



high schule, the moddul schule. and the Normal schule. 
After konsiderabel argyment we decided to seleck the 
Normal schule because it looked nice and had a clock 
on ((>]) to tell the time and Zachariah wouldn't need a 
watch, but the dear lad jist as leave gone ter the mod- 
dul schule, but I vetoed that to wnnce, as it was sum 
new tangled thing I didn't know much about. 

"So wun niornin' bright and early, we sot out fer 
town in the best buck-board. We arrived in good time 
fer we had to bye Zachariah a descent outfit, so we per- 
ceeded ter wnn uv the up-to-date furnisher stores and 
hot a fine pair uv korderroys, a boughton shirt and a 
red necktie. 'Now,' sez pa, 'Samantha, you kin talk 
and perswade so much bettern me. so you take Zackie 
over to the schule.' 

"After konsiderabel enquirin' we found the place 
and walked rite in. Iimnejately sum verry perlite 
fatherly gentleman kum runnin' up to us with a peece 
uv measurin' stick in wun hand and a Geometry book 
in i other, and sez very logicaly, 'Would you like to see 
the superintendent of the training schule?' Waal, as 
I lied never met this lady, I jist gave him an important 
look and sez, 'I would like to see the overseer uv this 
shebang.' Waal, he did look puzzzled fer a minit and 
then skratchin' the top uv his head whare thar wuz no 
hare, he sez, "Maybe you'd like to see Dr. Bennet.' 
'Law no,' sez I, 'we're not sick and don't want to see no 
doctor, but w'ed be powerful obleeged to you if you 
could direck us to the man who has charge uv this in- 
stertushun uv learnin'.' He sez, 'you go strait up 
stares and turn to yer left and thar you will find the-? 
President.' 

"By this time a konsiderabel number uv smart Iookin' 
bovs and gurls, come crowin' round, and the bovs 



looked at Zachariab kind uv offish like, but the gurls 
giggled and smiled at liim very pleasin' like. My! but 
Zachariah is goin' to be popular. Waal, we betook our- 
selves upstairs as Q. E. D. and turned to the left and 
thar we war but whar wuz the President? Jist about 
this time a hansum man cum dasliin' out into the ball 
a-callin' 'Major! Major!' or sum other officer in this 
editicationel army. He stopped very suddenly when 
he saw us, and would yon believe it, lie cum rite over to 
ns and shook hands, and sez in anser to our enqueary, 
'Yes, I am the president, and frankly now, I am very 
glad to meet yon. Cum rite into my office.' Here 
Zachariah bad to dew a lot uv writin' on a kard fer tn 
dollers and then sez he, 'Take thet to Mr. Stokesberry 
in room number 14 and be will give yer somethin' ter 
dew.' 

"Now rite here Zackie displayed some uv bis home 
trainin' by performin' sum veiy perlite bowin' and 
lookin' powerful dignified. We perceaded accordin' ter 
direckshuns and when we arrived al room number 14 
we decided ther rresidenf bed maid a mistake in ther 
name as we bed never heard uv this name before, so 
sez 1. '.Mr. Huckleberry, here's my sone Zachariab 
wants ter u i 1 sum edditication from you." Sez he to 
Zackie. 'Did yer ever hev Latin er hear uv Uarverd?' 
Zackie calculated he haddent. then sez he, 'Git a Poller 
and Spaniel and lake yer kard across the hall to Mrs. 
Morrow.' We perceeded across the hall and seiz T. 
'Mrs. Tomorrow. Mr. Huckleberry sent us over.' She sez. 
I am very glad to see you.' then givin' Zackie an in- 
dulgent glance sez, 'Do you speak English er read Lit- 
eratoor?' Now as Zackie spoke ruther good English 
(altho his great grandfather wuz Irish) but he'd never 
loured further than Fairnioni he sez, 'Yes inarm, no 
suv ' She seemed real pleazed and sez, 'Reed and Kel- 
log.' We bed never heerd uv this company before, but 
supposed it wuz the place to buy the culler fer the span- 
iel. So she scribbled on the kard and sez, 'Take this to 
the training teacher.' This seemed to be a tip top plan 
to look around over the wonderful institution uv 
learnin" so we started down stares. 



"Xo one seemed to notice ns now as all the boys 
and gurls wuz bizzy talkin' on little settees around the 
koruers so we jist kep rite on till we reached a door at 
the foot uv the stares and there a very jolly lookin' gen- 
tleman lookin' very much like the first one we met, only 
he wuz diffurent, come out and sez, 'Howdy,' and then 
he axed Zackie if he had ever had electricity r physicks. 
Zackie bowed very gracefully fer he had plenty uv both 
to hum. Wun time he wus over to old Doc Firestones 
and touched his shockin' machine and he bed about 
all the electricity he wanted. Waal, he handed us a 
kard and sez. "Take this to Miss About the Histry 
Teacher.' 

"We didn't want to miss anything so we hurried 
up, but accidently got to the wrong door, but a lady 
walkin' along the hall cum to our rescue and enquired 
if we wuz lookin' fer sumboddy. Whereupon 1 axplain- 
ed I would be much obleeged if I could find the training 
teacher. She smiled and sez. "I am the training 
teacher. Are you lookin" fer the Moddul schule?' I 
looked at her with sum confussion and sez, 'I am 
pleased to meet you but I would be much obleeged to 
you not to mention that other subject. My sone Zachi- 
liah is goin" to git his eiblifical ion rite here in this 
Normal Schule and if you go to advertisin' any other 
outside schule to me I shall go rite up stares and report 
•to the Doctor Overseer that there is sum one advertisin' 
against his bizness.' It took her a long time to explane 
the conneckslmn and I he workin' uv the two sehules, 
but I found 1 wuz mistaken and by way uv apologizin' 
perduced my kard to her, and she axed Zackie if he had 
ever had geography, arithmetic er nature stud v. 

''By this time the pore lad wuz so tired he sez. 'T 
bed nhysics. electricity, measles, whoopin' cough and 
small-pox ami please don't think I ought to hev to take 
anything more.' So she looked at him kindly like and 
ced she thought he'd had enough, loo. 

"We left in a few minutes To hunt up a boardin' 
house and thus ended Zachariah's first day at this great 
schule; the great beginnin' uv a perdigious kareer." 

—Blanche Crowe, 'Oil. 



Spring 



(First Prize Poem.) 

lis Spring agvn the ;;iass is green 
And gay young flowers may lie seen: 
The fair, white blossoms on the trees 
Send delightful perfumes on I lie breeze. 

And children, coming home from school. 
Stop by the brook, where it is cool, 
To watch the fishes swim along, 
And hear the robin sing his song. 

Among the willows is their nest. 
The place they really lo'"e (he best: 
And here she sits the whole day long. 
And listens to the male bird's song. 



The flowers are coming, more and more. 
And as we roam the woodlands o'er 
We see white li Hies all around. 
And roses carpeting the ground. 

The bee is bnsy all the day. 
As o'er the fields he takes his way. 
And hang's o'er clovers — red and white. 
And gathers sweets with all his might. 

Now as berry time is drawing nigh. 
Away the merry children hie 
Acioss the meadows — full of fun. 
To gather berries in the sun. 

Spring is the merriest time of year. 
\\ hen birds and berries and flowers are here. 
And the earth is covered with carpet green. 
And the clear blue sky may lie seen. 

— Luna Wright. 



An Apostrophe 



(Second Prize Poem.) 

Awake, dead soul, where is thy breath? 

Breathe warm air. not chilly death. 

Arouse thy passions, stir thy life. 

Develop strength — prepare for strife. 

If triumphant o'er strife we expect to be. 

We must have souls unfettered, free. 

The foe will come, killing, dread. 

A" his paths filled with dead. 

If we'd escape disgrace, defeat. 

SI rive ever on, blow not retreat. 

But eyes on enemy firmly placed. 

Armor girded, helmet laced. 

And guarded by shields of metal bright. 

When honored by us with truth and right. 

The enemy's lance will wound vis not 

Nor leave our name afoul with blot. 

Then slothful soul, awake and work. 

Nor rightful task e'er slight or shirk. 

But in the list bring all your strength 

To win. In victory then at length 

Be proud, yet remember through your life 

He who won for you this strife. 

God gave to you your strength, your arms. 

Smoothed the way and stilled alarms. 

1'iepared the battle, fixed the race, 

Aided and helped you by His grace 

To reach the goal ahead in space : 

Not by bounds or leaps through time. 

But slowly, by toil, you reached your prime. 

When Soul, the race is o'er, and life is done 

The prize is yours, the crown is won. 

Within yourself this rhyme repeat 

While sitting at the Master's feet : 

"Fair hands and a sweet face 

Did not win for me this long, long race. 

Bui what 1 had from the very start — 

Purity of character and strength of heart. 

Then sleeping soul, awake and work 1 

— Oli ni Shin tlcff. '09. 



Grasping An Opportunity 



Second Prize Story 



It was one of those beautiful, bright days in early 
May. when the earth is newly covered with its carpet of 
velvety green, with here and there various colored flow- 
ers peeping out, like the heads of the newly hatched 
brood from under their mother's wing. The trees, too. 
were wearing a foliage so fresh and tender that one 
could hardly conceive of their ever becoming the barren 
skeleton-like objects they had been only so few days 
before. The birds were flitting to and fro among the 
green branches, their newly adopted coats glistening in 
the bright rays of sunlight that crept in through the 
small openings among the haves, as though they could 
never become old and soiled. As they liitted about and 
piped from every tree-top their thrilling and melodious 
songs, it seemed as if the whole world were tilled with 
joy and happiness. 

Nearby on either side, high hills or mountains, as 
they were called by the country folk near about, rose 
majestically toward the sky, and with the trees that 
crowned each peak, formed a most beautiful and pic- 
turesque horizon. Between these hills lay a quiet, 
peaceful valley, through which ran a small stream; its 
waters dancing and sparkling in the sunlight as if 
studded with the most costly diamonds. 

.Midway between the crest and summit of the hills 
on the left, stood a little old log cabin, known as the 
Herman home. Its occupants were Mrs. Herman and 
her son. .John, a tall, awkward fellow of twenty-two. 
They were poor and had worked very hard since the 
death of .Mr. Herman several years before, in order to 
keep their home and the few acres of land which they 
owned, free from mortgage. However, at this time 
they had succeeded in saving a few dollars and it was 
decided that .John should visit his uncle, who lived at 
Mapleville, eighty-five miles away. Both mother and 
son looked forward with great pleasure to what they 



considered the greatest event of John's narrow, ham- 
pered life. At last the day for his departure arrived. 
John emerged from the doorway wearing a cap two 
sizes too small for him, his trousers reaching only half- 
way from his knees to his shoe tops, his coat squeezing 
his shoulders into so small a space that they looked no 
broader than those of a ten-year-old boy, while his 
sleeves were drawn almost to his elbows. His mother 
kissed him good-bye and told him to be a good boy, for 
to her he was still a boy. 

Thus attired, John started out on his eighty-five 
mile walk. His mind was full of plans for the future, 
and as he journeyed on farther and farther from home, 
new sights continually came in the range of his obser- 
vation and with each one came a phase of life whose 
existence John had never dreamed. On and on he 
went, until he came to the summit of a hill from which 
he could see the whole country for miles around. Be- 
ing hot and fatigued from his long asceut, he sat down 
in the shade of a wide-spreading oak to rest and take 
a view of the surrounding landscape. He sat for a 
long time looking and thinking, but nothing came into 
his sight to attract his attention from the country 
about him, until all at once he heard a loud shriek far 
away to his right, and turning to discover the source, 
he saw a train winding its way, slowly, as it looked to 
him, down the valley. John had read and heard about 
steam engines and their wonderful power to pull long 
strings of cars, but this was the first time he had ever 
had the privilege of seeing one, even from a distance. 

Every other thought left his mind instantly, and 
he began thinking ami imagining how the train ap- 
peared when one was close to it; what it was that gave 
it such wonderful power; how the engineer controlled 
it; what it was that caused it to cling to the rails, and 
numerous other questions. His eyes were riveted upon 



the train until the intervening hills completely bid it 

from his sight. 

Then resuming his journey, his thoughts were cen- 
tered upon the locomotive and nothing he saw along the 
road diverted his attention from this one subject, ex- 
cept as occasionally the road branched in different 
directions and he was obliged to inquire which one to 
follow. He was thinking what a great achievement it 
must be for one to become an engineer, and wondering 
if he could ever attain that position. 

He at last reached Mapleville, and after making 
several inquiries, succeeded in finding his uncle's home. 
Not expecting him, naturally his uncle's household were 
greatly surprised to see him. He spent several pleas- 
ant days in Mapleville, however, the greater part of 
which was spent around the railroad station watching 
the trains coming and going. 

At last he decided to apply for a position as fire- 
man, hardly expecting to secure the place. Soon after 
presenting his application and taking the examination, 
he started back to the obi log cabin on the mountain 
side. Only the week before, as he ventured into a 
strange country and among people he did not know, it 
had seemed a long and tiresome journey, but as he 
returned, his mind was too much absorbed to think of 
fatigue. A new field had opened up to him, new op- 
portunities had presented themselves, and his whole 
soul was thrilled with the hope of attaining that which 
he considered the greatest achievement in life, namely, 
that of becoming a railroad engineer. 

When he reached home his mother met him with 
outstretched arms, expecting to find him as he had left 
her, but alas, his whole being was changed. Xot that 
he was less kind or considerate of his mother's wants, 
but he had become absorbed in things other than those 
connected with farm life. For a time he did not tell 
his mother of his recent action. He knew that she 
would not consent for him to go on the road, but never- 



theless, his mind was made up, and if his application 
was accepted, nothing could prevent his going, so he 
finally mustered up enough courage to tell her. 

Meantime he had received a letter stating that the 
appointment had been given him. and that they wished 
him to come as soon as possible. As he had expected, 
his mother begged and pleaded with him not to go, but 
without avail. He had chosen his life's work and noth- 
ing could alter his decision. 

Accordingly, three days later John went to Maple- 
ville, where, after securing a boarding place and mak- 
ing other necessary arrangements, he reported at the 
general office for duty. The following day he was 
called out for his first run. Of course it was all new 
to him and for several days the fireman and engineer 
wei'e kept busy explaining to him the mechanism of the 
engine. But when an explanation was made it never 
became necessary to repeat it. Thus he learned so rap- 
idly that soon he was trusted to make the run alone. 
He had many thrilling experiences and several times 
was in extreme danger, but fortunately he escaped each 
time. He did his work so faithfully that, at the end of 
his fourth year, he was promoted to the position of 
engineer, with the recommendation that he was the 
most reliable man on the road. 

John was now the youngest engineer in the com- 
pany's employ, but notwithstanding this fact, he was 
always chosen to make the dangerous runs and to make 
up time. One day about a year after his promotion, 
John was sent out on a one hundred and twenty mile 
run and instructed to make up fifty minutes of lost 
time. He climbed into the cab and seating himself by 
the throttle, rang the bell witli one hand and holding 
the throttle with the other, John started on the most 
dangerous run he had ever made, and one that was 
destined to bring about his early promotion. The road 
was rough and crooked, and many times it looked as 
though the cars would leave the track, but on and on, 



faster and faster they sped, around curves and bends so 
short that at times the caboose seemed to be ahead of 
the engine. John sat motionless, his steady hand grip- 
ping the throttle, his eyes steadily fixed on the track 
ahead, and every muscle in his body drawn to its high- 
est tension. Suddenly as lie dashed around a bend he 
saw a little child playing on the track a short distance 
ahead. He rang the bell, and blew the whistle, but the 
child paid no attention to the signals. What must he 
do? He could not stop the terrific speed of the train 
in such a short distance. There was not a moment to 



lose. Suddenly he stepped from his cab. and like a 
flash sprang to the cow-catcher of the engine, just as 
the engine was about to grind the child under its mas- 
sive wheels. John gripping a bar with one hand, 
swung down ami caught the child with the other and 
raising it in the air. saved it from a horrible death. 
With the child in his arms he made his way back to the 
cab, and continuing his wild run. arrived at his desti- 
nation exactly on the minute. 

■/nines (1. LanJiam, 00. 



The Abductor 



Ever since I could remember, my greatest wish has 
been that I might travel alone; free from a dictating 
chaperon, at liberty to carry into execution my slight- 
est whim. So when a friend of mine, living in Penn- 
sylvania, invited me to pay her a visit, most gladly did 
I accept the invitation. 

On the memorable morning of departure I was the 
very last person to board the train, and would have 
missed it entirely had not the conductor lifted me bod- 
ily and carried me onto the platform. Then I rushed 
into the car to secure a seat. They were all occupied 
except one, and on half of it sat a sour-faced, bare- 
headed old man. However, I put my suit case down by 
his, and proceeded to enjoy the view from the window. 

Soon the conductor came in, and announced, in a 
loud voice, the next stopping place, and at the same 
time the old man beside me put his nose in my face and 
said, "Young lady, have you seen anything of my hat?" 
"No, sir," I answered, "1 haven't had the pleasure of 
seeing you wear a hat yet." 

He looked at me wrathfullv and then said in a 
thin, rasping, tone of voice. "Children of your age 
should speak more respectfully to their elders. In my 
days a young chit of a girl like yon was not allowed to 
gad about over the country alone." 

Then he turned to the porter and demanded his hat. 
Just then the conductor's voice was heard to call mil, 
"All aboard," and the old man was forced to make his 
exit, meanwhile declaring he would sue the company, 
and that every one on the car were suspected thieves 
until his hat was found. 

1 now rested my head against the back of the seat, 
in order to more fully enjoy myself, and would have 
done so had not the crying of a little baby attracted my 
attention. The mother's face was care-worn and the 



baby's crying seemed to trouble her greatly. Wishing 
to help her I gave the baby a piece of candy. Straight- 
way we were friends. Again my attention was drawn to 
the woman when she pulled my sleeve and whispered, 
"Miss, would you please take care of my baby for a few 
minutes, while I get a drink — I feel sick." "(Hi, yes, 
I love babies,' I replied. And soon I was engrossed 
with the duties of a nurse. 

1 attended to the baby for half an hour; ten more 
minutes passed by. Still the mother had not made her 
appearance. To add to my troubles, the conductor 
called out the station where I wished to stop. 1 asked 
three women in succession if they would take care of 
the baby until the mother came. But apparently they 
all thought the baby belonged to me, so T no longer 
expected aid from them. 

The train soon stopped. Believing the mother had 
abandoned her child to me, I arose preparatory to going 
from the car. As 1 stooped to get my suit case, my 
eyes fell upon an object that fairly made" my blood run 
cold. There on the seat was that old man's hat mashed 
Hatter than a pancake. I had been using it for a cush- 
ion all the time. Thinking that if anyone saw the hat 
1 would be branded as a thief, I picked it up, put it 
between the baby and myself and with this load made 
my way from the train. As I took my suit case from 
the conductor's hands, that hat dropped from its place 
of concealment. The conductor stared at me aghast, 
for he knew to whom the hat belonged. 

I was beginning to wish the earth would open and 
sw allow me, when oh! blessed sight, I saw the baby's 
mother sitting in the waiting room. Pushing through 
the crowd to the astonished woman, I thrust the baby 
into her unwilling arms, and with the words "I am so 
glad I found you," rushed down the platform where my 
friend was waiting for me with a buggy. Scrambling 



into it I told her to drive like mad, if she did not wish 
me to be arrested for stealing- an old man's hat. 

At last, in the cool of the evening, we reached my 
friend's home. Immediately 1 was shown to my room 
to dress for dinner. After the day's troubles 1 still 
had one comforting thought left, and that was that I 
had a suit ease full of beautiful dresses. lint when T 
opened the suit case, my eyes almost refused to accept 
the sight before them. Instead of seeing a soft pink 
silk dress. I was stunned by I he glare of a red flannel 
shirt, while on the other side protruded the toes of a 
pair of leather boots. All The regret 1 had left for 
taking the old man's hat now vanished, for \ knew lie 
had been well repaid for the loss id' his hat. Fortu- 
nately my friend's clothes just tit me. so I need not 
worry about dresses. 

The next morning, when I opened the paper, T at 
last wished that I had never attempted to travel alone, 
for covering the entire top of the front page were these 
words: "Daring Kidnaper in the Person of a Young 
Girl." Tt seems that a woman had been taken ill while 
on the Pittsburg train and had given her baby to a 
young girl to take care of while she went out. When 
she finally returned the girl and child were both miss- 
ing. The conductor remembered the girt getting off of 
the train at a small station, but did not remember 
much about her except that she acted very suspiciously 
while on the train, and had even stolen an old man's 
hat. It was his opinion the girl was crazy. I told my 
trouble to my friend, and between ourselves, we agreed 
that I was to remain quiet until they traced the crime 
to me. I remained in the house for a week, not daring 



to put my head from the window, but each day scan- 
ning the papers eagerly. At last my anxiety was re- 
moved when we read that the baby had been found in 
the care of a woman living ne^r t' ••> home of my friend. 
The woman's story ran something like this. On the 
day of the kidnaping she had been waiting for a friend 
who was coming on the Pittsburg train. The train had 
scarcely stopped, when a young yiid ran up to her and 
violently llirnst the baby into her arms. Before she 
could raise an alarm, the train was on its way. Being- 
fond of children, and uoon the advice of the sinrole coun- 
try people about the station, she decided to accept this 
human gift, and adont the child as her own. Put when 
she beard of the kidnaping, she was sure that the miss- 
ing child was in her keeping, and upon further inquiry 
had returned it to the unhappy mother. 

The paper added by way of an editorial that it was 
the belief of the Pinkertons, who were working on the 
case, that the young girl in blue was no other than a 
famous New York adventuress. It further stated that 
the young girl had really intended to steal the baby, 
but by her suspicious actions had attracted the atten- 
tion of the other passengers and had thus been detered 
from carrying her evil intentions into execution. The 
abductor was thought to have again boarded the train, 
after leaving the baby at this wayside station, and had 
afterwards escaped unnoticed. 

After the excitement died away I returned home a 
repentant and wiser girl, while a reward of five thou 
sand dollars was being offered for mv capture, and the 
detectives of all the Eastern cities were searching for a 
clue to my whereabouts. 

Lillian /'. Fortney, '09. 



Limericks 



There's a big fat Junior named Chucky, 

Who the girls all think mighty lucky : 

He goes to the ''Dorm" 

When the evenings are warm : 

He surely is very darned plucky. 



rowing 
owing 



One evening when the grass was 

Our Roma thought she would gc 

When Walter she spied, 

She then loudly cried. 

•'I'm so happy I feel just like crowing." 

A teacher we have called Montany, 

Who sounds like an old t'n piany : 

She stretches her neck. 

And growls by (he p°ek. 

And has already conditioned too many. 

Our Tina's noted for h°r high t«mi'"r ; 

Tnst ask ('l«>nn. he'll sure remember — 

Sh" stung him so quick. 

Tf rrado Olennie sick. 

It all began last November. 

There's a new brand of Beer in our schoi 

"'rt'ch pure ! s kept mighty cool ; 

Some say it's Anheuser. 

But we think it's Budweiser — 

Anyway it came on a mule. 

There's a Junior we all know as Sandy. 

Who sure comes in mighty handy. 

He makes grandstand plays. 

And boasts all his days. 

That in base ball he sure is the candy. 

T key Brooke is a bashful lad. 

But with some girls he's not so bad. 

His graceful walk 

T s Ihe whole town talk. 

But Elsie's got him and for that we're 



rlad. 



Our Kuth dearly loves to play 
With the Normal lads the "ve-locg 
Many a heart she's cracked. 
Never a beau she's lacked. 
But you know "It's just her way." 



day 



Miss Van Tromp's for basket ball noted, 

For a man she has Lyda Stark spotted. 

The first day she played. 

Her rat she displayed. 

Hereafter she wore it well knotted. 

The scholars walk o'er the grass so high, 

And Dr. Bennett peering from his window nearby. 

Is often heard to loudly squawk : 

"Keep off the grass, you green awk !" 

But they won't, and we all wonder why. 



Bernice and Ulenn are quite canary. 
When they're together they're quite contrary. 
Tney're always together from morn 'till night. 
But if things go wrong thev make them right. 
So you see we think they will marry. 

We all know <he Kane g-rl or Fritter. 

Oh my. but she is a gitter. 

Her friend is from W. V. T\. 

But this case has fallen thru. 

So you see that he can never git her. 

Dr. B^er is a teacher round here, 

Bur he's not our brand of beer. 

If we wovf allowed to choose 

Our own brand of booze. 

'Twould be Budweiser, not W. E. Beer. 

There is a young fellow called Greene, 

V'hn is exeentionallv lank and lean. 

To his classes he goes. 

And talks through his nose. 

He is often heard but seldom seen. 

Th»re is a bum Senior named Brown. 

Who for basket ball has great renown : 

]'■' went into the gym, 

All the girls looked at him. 

And Vevia FMliott just knocked him down. 

There is a big Senior named Amos, 

Who for loud clothes has made himself famous. 

He wears red. gre°n and yellow, 

Does this silly young fellow. 

We're disgusted and we're sure you don't blame i 

Th"re is a small Senior named 1'earl 

Who keeps Johnny's heart in a whirl. 

Every day they're together 

Tn all kinds of weather. 

Johnny says she's a most lovable girl. 

There is a young fellow named Lee, 

Who's as spick and span as can lie : 

Every hair is in place 

And his sweet little face 

Makes us think 'tis a cherub we see. 

A young lady by name Ooldie Swiger. 
Sweetly smiled as she rode on a tiger. 
They came back from the ride 
With poor Goldie inside, 
And the smile on the face of the tiger. 

There's a handsome young Freshie named Curry, 

Who keeps the girls in a great flurry ; 

To Susan he said. 

"Let's you and I wed ;" 

But Susan said "Oh, there's no hurry." 



There's a little Soph named Isis. 

Whose conversation sure does entice us, 

When she talks about Johnny. 

So sweet and so bonny, 

We fear thai 'twill soon meet a crisis. 

Miss Elliotl now lias a Reed, 

Which has proven to be just her speed. 

He's so short and so thick : she so short and so slim, 

She just comes up to her dear Chuckie's chin. 

There, is a young girl from Graftown, 
Called Miss Coffman, or the boy chaser or renown : 
When Turk was around she was ne'er known to frown. 
Put now it's a Malone or a Brown. 

There was a young man who was bitten 

By twenty-two cats and a kitten; 

Said Fuzzy. " 'Tis clear — 

Mr finish is near : 

No matter, I'll die like a Briton." 

'11 civ's a red-headed Senior so husky. 

Whose full name is Frank (Mm McCuskey ; 

I-'oi knocking and kicking 

He needs a good licking : 

Foes this fellow so dad-busted husky. 

There's a tall young Senior named Fritter, 

Who for loving is never a quitter : 

With the boys she is famous. 

Especially Amos — 

We hope that he never will quit her. 

There is a tin soldier named Knapp, 
V, hi is a sporty sort of a chap : 
To his classes he goes 
With cheeks like a rose, 
But soon he is taking a nay. 



There was a Fortney had two girls. 

And these girls were not brothers — 

Minnie was the name of one. 

Lillian was the other. 

Now these two girls they had a beau. 

And this beau with love was blind, 

Minnie walked proudly by his side, 

While Lillian trailed behind. 

Now these two girls their story told. 

And they did tell it well. 

They to Heaven will surely go. 

'I he' boy will go to - — . 



There's a Sophomore whose name is It Willie. 

Whom some of the girls say is quite silly ; 

];nl (ioldie says "No ! 

Not a word of it's so ; 

They shan't talk so about my I). Willie." 

There is a small Senior named Ivadelle, 

Who likes Chuck Iteed mighty well; 

To ( 'buck she said : 

"J think we should wed." 

But Chuck just replied "Oh h — ." 

A certain young Lanham named Jim, 

Loves the girls with a great deal of vim ; 

'l'o Cook hospital he goes. 

And hunts up his Hose. 

She says, "1 can't live without him." 

There is a' young Elliott named "Vevier," 

Who once had a beau called McKeever ; 

When no one was near 

Hi' called her his dear; 

Now we wonder why be bad to leave her. 

There was a young Junior named Lyda, 

Who thought Miss Van Tromp was quite tidy; 

In the basket ball season 

She enjoyed Fyda's squeezing. 

Every day in the week — even Friday. 



Hall (iirls ! Hall Girls, 

What a Hood of recollection. 

With their jab-jab eration, 

And the worst pranks in creation. 

How we'll miss them ! 

Tall lovely blonds and pretty brunettes, 

Studious' girls and vain coquettes, 

Heads covered with curls and full of rats, 

Hall Brats ! Hall Brats ! 



Midnight Wanderings of Chucfye Dear 

(With apologies to II. W. Longfellow.) 

Listen my children and you shall hear 
Of the midnight wanderings of Chuckie dear ; 
How on the campus he did stray. 
Squandering his studious time away. 

Close up to the hall Chuck and D. Willie did crawl, 

When up flew a window, and out popped a head, 

"Is that you, Chuck?" a sweet voice said. 

"Yes, Loella, it is I ; I'll go to the restaurant and get you some pie.' 

"Nay," said Loella. 'you stay near by, 
And send D. Willie to get the pie." 
"All right," Chuch said, "111 stand near by," 
And off trotted I). Willie after the pie. 

While on his errand D. Willie sped, 
Chuck by the window softly said — 
"Loella. dear, is it pie you love. 
Or is it Chuck, your little turtle dove?" 

Jrst at that moment Chuck did spy, 
A large policeman drawing nigh. 
"Oh, Loella, what shall I do? 
It's now too late to make a skiddo." 

"Be brave, dear Chuck." Loella cried. 
As the cop walked un to Chuckle's side ; 
Down went the window, all hope had fled. 
Thought Chuck. "I'll live on water and bread." 

"Why be you here?" the cop did cry. 
Said Chuck, "I go to school near by." 
Then up over the wall so very high 
Appeared D. Willie bringing the pie. 

As to the hall I). Willie drew near 
Another policeman did appear. 
D. Willie's frame did shake with fear. 
As the copper grabbed him by the ear. 

As they stood in the dark and talked it over, 
Said the cops, 'We'll go around to the door." 
Chuck rang the bell, filled with dismay, 
And after a while down came Miss Rae. 



A Midnight Session 

They were crowded around the table. 
Not a soul would dare to sleep ; 

It was midnight in Harry G.'s room. 
And the game was getting deep. 

'Tis a fearful thing in playing. 

To attempt to draw a straight — 

And to hear the dealer shouting. 

"See yer five and raise yer eight." 

So they shuddered there in silence, 
For the dealer held a flush, 

And Curry held a full house. 

While four aces hid my blush. 

And thus they sat at midnight, 

Four enraptured poker players. 

"We are lost." Bowlegs shouted, 

"Prof. Mercer's on the stairs." 

Then the dealer bet a quarter, 

And Ulysses raised him ten ; 

But Barnsie saw him fifty better — 
Jack-pot reached the limit then. 

Then Amos kissed that little jack-pot, 
As he put it in his vest ; 

And they closed that little session, 

When the full moon went to rest. 



A lengthy confab had they all. 

Back went Miss Rae into the hall : 

Said one of the cops, "Now boys, don't bawl, 

But hereafter keep shy of the woman's hall.'' 

That night as they knelt by their little bed, 
Both boys in concert softly said : 
"God bless those cops and Miss Rae, too : 
And may they always be true blue. Amen." 



If any one should doubt this story. 
Let them inquire at the dormitory. 



— H. B. 




HIS HONOR MAJOR GANTZ. 



Alumni Record 



CLASS OF 1872. 

Hyre D. Clark, Charleston, W. Va. 
Anna B. A. McKinney, Fairmont, W. 

Va. 
Mrs. Mamie W. Barns, Fairmont, W. 

Va. 
Mrs. F. E. Steward, Deceased. 

CLASS OF 1873. 

Perry A. Sidell, Dallas, Texas. 
J. A. Sharpless, Keyser, W. Va. 
Geo. P. Griffin. Smithfleld, Pa. 
G. B. Harvey, Elkins, W. Va. 
J. W. Musgrove, Satsop, Washington. 
Volney B. Trimble, Hastings, Nebr. 
U. S. Fleming, Fairmont, W. Va. 
John A. Fleming, Clarksburg, W. Va. 
J. W. May, Martins Ferry, Ohio. 
Thomas C. Miller, Charleston, W. Va. 
Laura C. Strider, Charlestown, W. Va. 
Mrs. Wm. Michael, Fairmont, W. Va. 
Fannie May Rogers, Fa'rmont, W. Va. 
Charles E. Brant, Cumberland, Md. 
Mrs. C. Gauthrop, Bridgeport, W. Va. 
M. Alice Corpening. Clarksburg, W. 

Va. 
Alice G. Corpening, Clarksburg W. Va. 
Miss Amanda Fleming, Deceased. 
Laura Arnett Cole, New York, N. Y. 
Amanda Abbott, Grafton, W. Va. 
Mackie M. Holbert, iMonongah, W. Va. 
Mrs. J. T. Thomas, Deceased. 
Charles B. Bland, Deceased. 
Mrs. Young, Deceased. 
Hannah J. Price, Unknown. 

CLASS OF 1874. 

John Taylor, Keyser, W. Va. 
F. <M. Ferrell, Roxberry, Ohio. 
James Newman, Littleton, W. Va. 
J. R. C. Hustead, Fowler, Colo. 
Ben. H. Butcher, Parkersburg, W. Va. 
B. L. Butcher, Fairmont, W. Va. 
Mrs. B. L. Butcher, Fairmont, W. Va. 
E. K. Trickett, Fairmont, W. Va. 



Mrs. John Fleming, Deceased. 
Patrick Lavelle, Deceased. 
James M. Springston, Deceased. 
Alpheus R. Smith, Deceased. 
Esdras Ludwig, Berkeley Springs. 
M. H. Steele, Pleasant Valley. 
Ida Ingman, Fairmont, W. Va. 
Je^se L. Newman, Littleton, W. Va. 
Mrs. Wm. Morgan, Deceased. 

CLASS OF 1875. 

Cyrus H. Scott, Elkins, W. Va. 

William O. Atkeson, Butler, Mo. 

Maggie Barns Reger, Fairmont, W. Va. 

Chas. E. Manley, Fairmont, W. Va. 

Jennie Sinnette, Harrisville, W. Va. 

L B. Fleming, Poneto. Ind. 

Mary Lowe, Watson. W. Va. 

Jared L. Wamsley, Elkins, W. Va. 

J. M. Prickett, Fairmont, W. Va. 

Thomas N. Parks, Evanston, 111. 

T. Madison Broddus, Gordonsvi'.le, Va. 

Sallie Somers, Wheeling, W. Va. 

Jackson V. Blair, West Union, W. Va. 

Mrs. U. J. Lynch, Fairmont, W. Va. 

Hattie M. Hall, Deceased. 

Samantha Hall, Deceased. 

Mary Waston Sipe, Baltimore, Md. 

Mrs. B. Swearingen Payne, Fair- 
mont, W Va. 

M. R. Stout, Deceased. 

W. H. Pilchard, Unknown. 

Mathew L. Wamsley, Deceased. 

Lee P. Watson, Deceased. 

Charles M. Watson, Deceased. 

U. S. Fleming Deceased. 

F. P. Heskett, Unknown. 

Albert Johnson, Grantsville, W. Va. 

U. E. Morgan, Deceased. 

A. Cassius Law, Deceased. 

Perry Martney, Deceased. 

Richard V. Bosley, Deceased. 

James I. Ewers, Higeinsville, W. Va. 

Mrs. Lucy Haymond Deering, 
iMorgantown, W. Va. 

Luella Hall, Unknown. 



CENTENNIAL CLASS 1876. 

Carrie Z. Upton, Fairmont, W. Va. 
B. W. Cowan, Manila, Ark. 
James E. Mercer, Peoria, 111. 
Lydia V. Joseph, Deep Valley, W. Va. 
Ann L. Richards, Fairmont, W. Va. 
George W. Ice, Center Point, W. Va. 
Florence M. Wamsley, Beverly, W. Va. 
P. C. Vineyard, Looneyville, W. Va, 
John W. Jolliff, Uffington, W. Va. 
Lizzie H. Allen, Flemington W. Va. 
Belle Caldwell Culbertson, Unknown. 
Florence I. Grayum, Manila, Phil- 
ippine Islands. 
Ann M. Southern. Deceased. 
Leah S. Madera, Hagerstown, Md. 
Mrs. S. Zinn, Philippi, W. Va. 
Arthur L. Cox, Sweetbrier, Texas. 
Anthony S. Loveall, Sereno, Iowa. 
John M. Lowe, Pine Grove. 
I. C. Ralphsnyder. Fairmont, W. Va. 
Alonzo A. Waters, Illinois. 

CLASS OF 1877. 

Mrs. C. E. Manley. Fairmont, W. Va. 
Charles H. Rector, Grafton, W. Va. 
Howard N. Ogden, Fairmont, W. Va. 
Elias S. Amos, Fairmont, W. Va. 
Ben. F. Ramage, Fairmont, W. Va. 
B. B. Vandervort, Jamestown, Ohio. 
B. W. Boggess, Washington, D. C. 
Mrs. S. H. Smith. South Branch, 

W. Va. 
Fanny Burns McKee, Anniston, Ala. 
Columbus Ford, Grafton, W. Va. 
Okey Johnson Moore, Cleveland, Ohio. 
Sue E. Hall, Fairmont, W. Va. 
Mrs. J. E. Parsons, Simpson, W. Va. 
John W. Beall, Unknown. 
James G. Copin, Deceased. 
James W, Chesney. Deceased. 
John F. Dixon, Unknown. 
John Lavelle, Unknown. 
Hanson G. Lawson, Deceased. 



John McDougal, Missouri. 
Henry L. Miller, Unknown. 
J W. Newlon, Unknown. 
Charles T. Price, Deceased. 

BLAIR CLASS OF 1878. 

L. M. Wade, Sutton, W. Va. 
Mrs. Jennie Graham. Bartow, Fla. 
Frances Parks, Evanston, 111. 
J. H. Fitzwater. Unknown. 
Willa Grove, Nome City, Alaska. 
Mrs. Will Coplin, Primtytown, W. Va. 
Mrs. W. S. Meredith, Deceased. 
Edward Brand, Laurel Point, W. Va. 
John Buchanan, Keyser, W. Va. 
W. S. Meredith, Fairmont, W. Va. 
A. B. McCarty, Buckhannon, W. Va. 
W. L. Courtwright, Deceased. 
Chas. A. Steele, Pittsburg, Pa. 

DICKEY CLASS OF 1879. 

Ida Abbott, Fairmont, W. Va. 

Mrs. John McNairy, Fairmont, W. Va. 

Mrs. Chas. Keedy, Martinsburg, 

Mrs. Clark Gallahue, Spencer, W. Va. 

Mrs. Will Nuzum, Fairmont, W. Va. 

Mollie J. Holt, Deceased. 

Mrs. Andrew Ross, Fairmont, W. Va. 

Mrs. C. Short, Eldora, W. Va. 

Mrs. Linn Brannon, Glenville, W. Va. 

Mrs. Ed. Curry, Lost Creek, W. Va. 

Richard Adair, Parkersburg, W. Va. 

Stark L. Baker, Beverly, W. Va. 

J. Walter Barnes. Fairmont, W. Va. 

Chas. Batson, Fairmont, W. Va. 

C. H. Davis, LTnknown. 

Geo. S. Arnold, Burlington, W. Va. 

Otto Sinsel, Sand Lick, W. Va, 

Lloyd Hansford, Parsons, W. Va. 

E. E. Mercer, Fairmont, W. Va. 

Marcus Ross, Deceased. 

J. P. Scott, Parsons, W. Va. 

John R. Stout. Deceased. 

W. S. Hennen. Washington, D. C. 

ELIZABETHAN CLASS OF 1880. 

Mrs. F. E. Nichols. Fairmont, W. Va. 
Edith Watson, Fairmont, W. Va. 
Oliver Cook, Cameron, W. Va. 



Mrs. Virgil Vandervort.Morgantown, 

W. Va. 
J Scott Vandervort, Weston, W. Va. 
Mrs. W. A. Mestrezat, Morgantown, 

W. Va. 
John O. Thrush, Webster City, Iowa. 
Mrs. Thomas, California. 
Lulu V. Hall, Deceased. 
Mattie Lough, LTnknown. 
W. I. Barrett, Parkersburg, W. Va. 
A". B. Richardson, Deceased. 

HATCHET CLASS OF 1881. 

F. J. Brock, Morgantown, W. Va. 
Claude Shannon, Smithton. W. Va. 
Alonso Wilmoth. Elkins,, W. Va. 
O. H. Woofter. Kenova, W. Va. 

C. E. Taylor, Ridgeville, W. Va. 
A. S. Bosworth, Elkins, W. Va. 
•Mrs. Mollie Starkey, Cokato, Minn. 
W. M. Blair, Eldorado, Kan. 

J. L. Bosworth. Huttonsville, W. Va. 
E. C. Ravenscroft, Chicago, 111. 
Alva S. Grimm. St. Marys, W. Va. 
T. J. Woofter, Athens, Ga. 
Kate Ebert, Deceased. 
Mrs. Corder, Astor, W. Va. 
Francis Barnes, Deceased. 

D. C. Holland, Deceased. 

Thomas Daniels Womelsdorf, W. Va. 
S. W. Martin, Deceased. 

LYCEUM CLASS OF 1882. 

Anna Hall Vockradt. Pittsburg, Pa. 

H. J. Wagoner, Wi'kinsburg, Pa. 

W. G. Wilson, Elkins. W. Va. 

Mrs. West. Fairmont, W. Va. 

H. Leroy Sturm, Farmington, W. Va. 

Mrs. Andrews, Norfolk, Va. 

Olive M. Ross, Rock Hill. S. C. 

Alice Ross, Canton, W. Va. 

Albert Hoff, Deceased. 

CLASS OF 1883. 

Dr. T. J. Conawav, Fairmont, W Va. 
Wilbur Mavers. Fairmont, W. Va. 
P. L. Glover, North Fairfield, Ohio. 
H. C. Ogden. Wheeling, W. Va. 
Mrs. Lummie Richards, Fairmont, 
W. Va. 



Jeannette Carter, Mt. Harmony, 

W. Va. 
Leroy Swann, New Castle. Pa. 
Mrs. Bartlett, Grafton, W. Va. 
Mary M. Burns. Deceased. 
M. S. Blair, Belington, W. Va. 
C. L. Reyno'ds, Fairmont, W. Va. 
Robert- Shultice, Norfolk, Va. 

U. S. FLEMING CLASS OF 1884. 

Mrs. Alice Paul Smoot, Allingdale, 

W. Va. 
Chas. H. Mayers, Washington. D. C. 
A. J. Wilkinson. Grafton, W. Va. 
J D. Joseph, Whitewater, Kan. 
Mrs. Brock, Blacksville, W. Va. 
J. W. Bunner, Deceased. 
H. G. Linn, Deceased. 
J M. Mercer, Grays Flats, W. Va. 
C M. Wilson, Unknown. 

CAMERON CLASS OF 1885. 

Asa. F. Ballah, Neleigh, Nebr. 

C. B. Riggle, Middlebourne, W. Va. 
James S. Furbee. Manningtou, W. Va. 
Stuart F. Reed, Clarksbure, W. Va. 
Mrs. P. L. Glover, North Fairfield, O. 
S. J. Satterfield, Fairmont, W. Va. 

F. P. Harris, Deceased. 

REPRESENTATIVE CLASS Or- 1886 

S. J. Snyder. Fairmont, W. Va. 
Blain W. Taylor, Elkins, W. Va. 
Columbus J. Allen, Lima, W. Va. 
S. C. Higgins. Clarksburg, W. \<a. 
Chas. W. Robinson, Fairmont, W. Va. 
H. B. Scranage, Grafton. W. Va. 

D. H. Hamrick, Spring Creek, W. Va. 
Mattie O. Fitzgerald. Deceased. 

J. N. Anglin, LTnknown. 
T. E. Maxwell, Deceased. 

HITE CLASS OF 1887. 

Mrs. H. J. Price, Fa'rmont, W. Va. 
Chas. W. Evans, Fairmont, W. Va. 
Will Curtis Miller, Junction, Ariz. 
Sue M. Johnson, Kyser, W. Va. 
Hugh F. Smith, Fairmont, W. Va. 
Francis B. Burk, Parkersburg. W. Va. 
Thomas J. Humphrey, Grafton, W. Va. 
Lloyd D. Swisher, Rockford, W. Va. 



CLASS OF 1888. 

Chas. M. Walter, Allentown, Pa. 
Amos L. Demoss, Morgantown, W. Va. 
Mrs. Lee Boggess, Lumberport, W. Va. 
Mrs. Chas. E. Ward, Charleston, 

W. Va. 
Mrs. Willard Fisher. Fairmont, W. Va. 
Grant S. Bond, Walla Walla, Wash. 
Maxwell Adams, Reno, Nevada. 
Carney Hartley, Breekenbridge, Colo. 
Mrs. H. B. Scranage, Washington, 

D. C. 
Mrs. Nick Fisher. Fairmont, W. va. 
Mrs. Fulton, Pittsburg, Pa. 
Sam. G. Graham, Bartow, Fla. 
Clement V. Morrow. Deceased. 
Joseph A. Thomas, Deceased. 
Ulysses Jenkins, West Union City. 

WASH. CENTENNIAL CLASS OF 
1889. 

C. E. Mayers, Fairmont, W. Va. 
Edwin F. Hartley, Fairmont, W. Va. 
Sara E. Meredith. Fairmont, W. Va. 
Wilson Lee Camden, Baltimore, Md. 
Alice Ohlev, Fairmont, W. Va. 
Ira E. Robinson. Grafton, W. Va. 
William Haggerty, Baltimore. Md. 
John C. 'Shaw, Glenville, W. Va. 
William Malette, Pittsburg, Pa. 
Harvev Farmer, Clarksburg, W. Va. 
Oeo. W Bland. West Union. W. Va. 
Brice H. Hall, Han-isville, W. Va. 
Letcher C. Jone=. Deceased. 
Harvey E. Manl^y. Deceased. 
Ernest McCoy, Gardner, Mass. 

BARNES CLASS OF 1890. 

G. B. Graham, Pebble, Fla. 
Mrs. Chas. Rohrboush. Kinmundy, 111. 
Mrs. E. F. Hartley, Fairmont, W. Va. 
Lillie Elliott Coffman, West Hickory, 

Pa. 
Ida Holbert Pepper, Salem. W. Va. 
Mrs. J. S. Pierpnnt, Harrisville, W. Va. 
H. T. Lovett, Huntington, W. Va. 
David M. Morris, Clarksburg, W. Va. 
Sallie Denham, Deceased. 
Ida W. Fleming. Deceased. 
Mary Stewart, Deceased. 



Thankful J. Liston, Bruceton, W. Va. 
Minnie E. Lloyd, Fairmont, W. Va. 
Isabella Boehm, Fairmont, W. Va. 
Lloyd W. Brown, Pruntytown, W. Va. 
William Carney, Moundsville, W. Va. 
Cams L. Cookman, Etna, W. Va. 
Boyd A. Coplin, Market, W. Va. 
Harvey A. Goodwin, Deceased. 
R. E. L. Hutchinson, Huntington, 
W. Va. 

0. J. Martin, Deceased. 

I). E. Phillips. Meadowville. W. Va. 

Joseph Reed, Grafton, W. Va. 

V C. Snodgrass, Deer Walk, W. Va. 

ROEMER CLASS OF 1891. 

W. Frank Stout, Clarksburg. W. Va. 
Jacob N. Yates, Grafton, W. Va. 
Ina T. Nelson, Washington. D. C. 
F. Irene Harshbarger, Anderson, 

W. Va. 
Elmer F. Goodwin, Clarksburg, W Va. 
Maud Pugh. Capon Bridge, W. Va. 
Mis. R. E. L. Bowie, Cumberland. Md. 
Mrs. Florence J. Nixon, Boothsville, 

W. Va. 
Mrs. Morgan LeMasters, Chicago, 111. 
Guy Bartlett, Walla Walla, Wash. 
A. B. Cornwell, Dent, W. Va. 
W. J. Brand, Denver, Col. 

COLUMBIAN CLASS OF 1892. 

Howard Swisher, Moraantown, W. Va. 
F. E. Jarvis, Weston, W. Va. 
Charles F. Amos, Mt. Clare, W. Va. 
Mrs. Claudia Rice Scott, Washing- 
ton, D. C. 
Stark A. White, Weston, W. Va. 
Jennie C. Wilson, Clarksburg, W. Va. 
Virgil I. Allen, Center Point, W. Va. 

1. Stalnaker, Plant City, Fla. 

C. R. Martin, Middlebourne, W. Va. 
Mrs. G. M. Ralphsnyder, Fairmont, 

W. Va. 
Alcinda Cochran, Meadland, W. Va. 
Effie Denham, Lumberport, W. Va. 
Mrs. Fannie Monroe, Capon Bridge, 

W. Va. 
Mrs. Bertie Venard, Deceased. 
Cora Prichard, White Oak, W. Va. 
Dr. Hal Hall, Fairmont, W. Va, 



Jennie Wilson, Fairmont, W. Va. 
Lonna Arnett, Lowesville, W. Va. 
D. L. Clayton, Rivesville, W. Va. 
Lucian Gray, Fairmont, W. Va. 
R B. Smith, Walla Walla, Wash. 
L. S. Maulsby, Deceased. 
R. F. Mclntire, Deceased. 

C. N. Pew. Buchannon, W. Va. 

D. L. Stalnaker, Deceased. 

F. M. Smith, Washington, D. C. 
G L. Shaver. Fairmont, W. Va. 
U. A. Vincent, Shinnston, W. "Va. 

OMEGA-ALPHA CLASS OF 1893. 

G. W. C. Binns, Fairmont. W. Va. 
James W. Horn, Keyser. W. Va. 
Jay Flemina, Grafton, W. Va. 

S H. McLane, Elkins, W. Va. 

W. J. Postlewaith, New Martinsville, 

W. Va. 
S. H. Bowman, Huntington. W. Va. 
W. T. Talbott, Webster Springs, 

W. Va. 
Mrs. Jay Thomas, Bentleyville, Pa. 
Floyd Frum, Deceased. 
O. L. Hutchinson, Deceased. 
Ida M. Amos, Fairmont, W. Va. 
Mable Hall. Fairmont, W. Va. 
Mrs. G. M. Ford, Huntington, W. Va. 
Mrs. MolMe Keyser, West Union, 

W. Va. 
Clyde Evans, Barrackville, W. Va. 
H. IT. Freeman, Parsons, W. Va, 
H. O. Hamilton, Pittsburg. Pa. 

E. M. Johnson, Grafton, W. Va. 
J. M. Scranage, Washington, D. C. 

EVANS CLASS OF 1894. 

J L. Leech, Fairmont, W. Va. 
C. W. Maxwell. Elkins. W. Va. 
Frank W. Gandv, Terra Alta, W. Va. 
Paul McCoy. New York City, N. Y. 
Mrs. Maud Michael. Scottdaie. Pa. 
C. W. Flesher, Gassaway, W. Va. 
Herbert Young, Brockton, Mass. 
Bertha Fleming, Wheeling, W. Va. 
Mrs. E. B. Carney, Fairmont, W. Va. 
Mrs. P. B. Henry, Fairmont, W. Va. 
E. B. Carney, Fairmont, W. Va. 
B. L. Mercer, Deceased. 



J. C. Robinson, Fairmont, W. Va. 

C. E. Trembly, Terra Alta, W. Va. 
J. O. Watson Jr., Fairmont. W. Va. 

DICKENS CLASS OF 1895. 

Richard T. Mason, Glen Falls. W. Va. 
Mrs. Willa Fletcher, Fairmont, W. Va. 
Russel D. Ice, Mannington, W. Va. 
Jane Etta McKinney, Fairmont, 

W. Va. 
Mrs. H. E. Satterfleld, Alleghany, Pa. 
Mrs. J. O. Watson. Fairmont, W. Va. 
Amanda Hughes. Wat c on. W, Va. 
Lilly S. Davis. Hillside. Ariz. 
Allie M. Powell, Deceased. 
A. L. Gibson. Valley Point. 

D. S. Gibson, Deceased. 

Edd. Meredith, Show World. Chicago, 

111. 
A. S. Law, Clarksburg, W. Va. 

MYERS CLASS OF 1896. 

I.eroy Holsberry, Philippi, W. Va. 
U. Lowell Childs, Mt. Clare, W. Va. 
Margarite Copeman, Kingwood, W. Va. 
Mrs. Willa Lehman. Fairmont. W. Va. 
R. A. Lough, Morgantown, W. Va. 
Virginia Fleming, Fairmont, W. Va. 
Frances H. Sipe. Baltimore, Md. 
Edd S. Bond, Davis. W. Va. 
J. Hugh Bowers, Brushy Run, W. Va. 
A. E. Crislip, Milan. Tenn. 
W. C. Elder, Deceased. 
Harry Hardesty, Enterprise, W. Va. 
H. C. Robinson, Deceased. 

HORACE MANN CLASS OF 1897. 

'Mrs. P. L. Marsh, Deceased. 
Mrs. Loiuse Hite. Fairmont, W. Va. 
Hershcel. Pose. Mannington. W. Va. 
A. L. Hawse. Clarksburg, W. Va. 
Hearl J. MeElfresh. Fairmont, W. Va. 
Mrs. C. B. Hickman. Parsons, W. Va. 
Winifred Fenton, Elkins. W. Va. 
S. T. Spear. Elkins. W. Va. 
Hettie R. Young, Clarksburg, W. Va. 
Carter Faust, Fairmont, W. Va. 
Ida M. Spahr. Grafton, W. Va. 
Mrs. Frank Hall. Fairmont. W. Va. 



Mrs. Alfred Ackenheil, Aspinwall, Pa. 
Ida M. Judy, Westernport, Md. 
Harry E. Flesher. Kmgwood, W. Va. 
C. B. Hickman, Deceased. 
Florence Charter, West Union, W. Va. 
I. W. Allen. Center Point, W. Va. 
Albert S. La Follette, Unknown. 
Allen A. Motes, Philadelphia, Pa. 

STANIFORD CLASS OF 1898. 

Elizabeth, Barthclow, Wallace. W. Va. 
(Mrs. Chas. Conrad.) 
Katherine B. Curry, Fairmont, W. Va. 
Helen M. Fleming, Fairmont, W. Va. 
Jessie ,M. Hickman, Deceased. 
Laura F. Lewis. Buckhannon, W. Va. 
Hallie M. Martin . Fairmont, W. Va. 

Mrs. J. S. Lomask. Fairmont, W. Va. 
Hallie M. Swan. Middlebourne, W. Va. 
(Mrs. B. F. Haught,) 
Medora V. Wise, Pittsburg, Pa. 
Samuel H. Butcher, Fairmont, W. Va. 
Levi B. Hair, Fairmont, W. Va. 
Arthur P. Jones. Fairmont, W. Va. 
Walter J. La Follette, Lehew, W. Va. 
Opha C. Lewis, Snmmersville, W. Va. 
Okey J. Woodford. Philippi, W. Va. 
Mrs. Chas. Robb, Fairmont, W. Va. 

ROSIER CLASS OF 1899. 

Frank R. Yoke, Morgantown, W. Va. 

Mrs. Ro c a A. Parker. Fairmont, W. Va. 

C. H. Bartlett, Fairmont, W. Va. 

Dorothy E. Ice. Morgantown, W. Va. 

Mariam E. Prickett, Fairmont, W. Va. 

Clyde A. Hill. Fairmont, W. Va. 

Lena M. Charter, Ravenswood, W. Va. 

Sara Morgan (Mrs. Dr. Eddy), Fair- 
mont, W. Va. 

H. E. iSatterfleld, Alleghany, Pa. 

Mrs. Stella Ford Srear. Elkins. W. Va. 

Mrs. Eva Morgan Watts, Fairmont, 
W. Va. 

Mrs. C. E. Jolliffe, Un ; ontown. W. Va. 

Harriet B. Morris, Fairmont. W. Va. 

Lee T. Bartlett, Deceased. 

Tusca R. Morris, Fairmont. W. Va. 

C. Wade Robinson, Bridgeport, W. Va. 

George L. Rose. Mannington, W. Va. 



CENTURY CLASS OF 1900. 

Lena A. Ruttencutter, Clarksburg, 
W. Va. 

Lenore Braham (Mrs. Ross), Fair- 
mont. W. Va. 

Clarence N. MeElfresh. Omaha, Neb. 

G. Fred Tucker. Pittsburg, Pa. 

Truman B. Lawler, Fairmont, W. Va. 

Clarence B. Kinsev, Parkersburg, 
W. Va. 

Clermont H. Rigsle Fairmont, W. Va. 

Will Google, Baltimore, Md. 

Philip Y. Debolt. Sistersville. W. Va. 

Marvin D. Boland. Sterling, Colo. 

Joseph R. Lake, Spokane. Wasn. 

D. W. Dillon, St. Marys. W. Va. 

James W. Robinson, Clarksburg, 
W. Va. 

D. L. Talkington, Sistersville, W- Va. 
John F. Hughes. Mannington, W. Va. 
Okey R. Davis, Baltimore, Md. 

Mrs. H. E. Engle, Fairmont, W. Va. 
Mable Lee, Clarksburg. W. Va. 
Charles Wayman. Fairmont, W. Va. 
Jessie Hughes, Boothsville. W. Va. 
Jennette Lake. Philippi, W. Va. 
Mrs. L.' C. Crile, Clarksburg, W. Va. 
Amor B. Cole. Fairmont, W. Va. 
Lewis D. Dawson, Colorado. 
Will Engle, Fairmont, W. Va. 
Lloyd Fast. Neel, W. Va. 
C. P. Fortney, Clarksburg. W. Va. 
M. Earl Morgan. Fairmont, W. Va. 

E. S. Morris, Thunder Mt., Wash. 

HARVEY W. HARMER 1901. 

Ira C. Gibson, Tunnelton. W. Va. 
O. W. Ladwig, Walkersville, W. Va. 
L. H. Hayhurst, Pullman, W. Va. 
John Guy Prichard, Fairmont, W. Va. 
Charles M. Bond, Keyser, W. Va. 
Geo. L, Keir. Fairmont, W. Va. 
Alberta Odbert Noble, Nashville, 

Tenn. 
Elsie Amos Holland, Fairmont, W. Va. 
Addie Eliason. Deceased. 
Zoe Lough Cole, Fairmont, W. Va. 
Alberta Neeley, Fairmont, W. Va. 
W. Scott Brown, Unknown. 
John S. Coughlan, Nashville, Tenn. 



ALICE MAUD POTTS CLASS OF 
1902. 

M. L. B. Linger, Weston, W. Va. 

G. W. Wyatt, Louisville, Ky. 

Martha Byrd Ice, Farmington, W. Va. 

Willa Hickman, Fairmont, W. Va. 

J. C. Bond, Charleston, W. Va. 

Will C. Thompson, Great Cacapon, 
W. Va. 

Mrs. Chenoweth, Silver Hill, W. Va. 

Isabell Giffin Kerr, Fairmont, W. Va. 

Josephine Binns, (Mrs. C. H. Riggle.) 
Fairmont, W. Va. 

Nellie Belle Sterling, (Mrs. Dicker- 
son) Fairmont, W. Va. 

Lloyd Garee, Sutton, W. Va. 

Chesney Ramage, Fairmont, W. Va. 

M. C. LOUGH. CLASS OF 1903. 

Anna Reinheimer, Fairmont. W. Va. 
Grace Michael, Fairmont, W. Va. 
Rose McKinney, Fairmont, W. Va. 
Dorcas Prichard, Fairmont, W. Va. 
Ora Mae McCuskey, Cameron, W. Va. 
Clara Reinheimer, Fairmont, W. Va. 
Winifred Cruikshank, Davis, W. Va. 
Albert J. Kern, Fairmont, W. Va. 
Chas. M. Johnston, Philadelphia, Pa. 
Thomas C. Moore, Fairmont, W. Va. 
Blake Taylor, Elkins, W. Va. 
W. R. Simmons, Welch, W. Va. 
Clarence Post, Fairmont, W. Va. 
G C. Barb, Fairmont, W. Va. 



MARCUS M. ROSS CLASS OF 1904. 

Mary Prickett, Fairmont, W. Va. 
Verd Peterson, Glenville, W. Va. 
Ethel Crim Peterson, Glenville, W. Va. 
Ethel Ice, Farmington, W. Va. 
Jessie Ice, Farmington, W. Va. 
Harriet E. Steele, Unknown. 
Kate Fetty, Hagans, W. Va. 
Mary Morgan, Fairmont, W. Va. 
Earl W. Lawrence. Sherman, W. Va. 
A. F. Shroyer, Philippi, W. Va. 

MOZART CLASS OF 1905. 
Stella Hutson, Morgantown, W. Va. 
E. F. VanGilder, Fairmont, W. Va. 
Virginia Gaskill. Fairmont, W. Va. 
Francis Steele, Morgantown, W. Va. 
Ernest B. Harden. Fairmont, W. Va. 
E. H. Flinn, Ravenswood.W. Va. 
A. B. Sharps, Lawford, W. Va. 
Will Kennedv, Fairmont, W. Va. 
Romanna Rowley. Ravenswood, 

W. Va. 
Arlen Sw'ger, Moreantown. W. Va. 
Stella Bosworth, Elkins, W. Va. 

WILLA HART BUTCHER CLASS 
OF 1906. 

Zoe Wade. Fairmont, W. Va. 
Dana Feather, Fairmont, W. Va. 
Guy Burnside. Clarksburg, W. Va. 
J. Walter Reeves, Fairmont. W. Va. 
Frank Reeves, Fairmont, W. Va. 

MERCER CLASS OF 1907. 

Florence Jack, Fairmont, W. Va. 



Frank J. Pyles, Farmington, W. Va. 
Mary E. Ward, Fairmont, W. Va. 
Caroline Barns, Fairmont, W. Va. 
Nelle Cox, Fairmont, W. Va. 
Eva May Conaway, Fairmont, W. Va. 
Walter Gaskins, Fairmont, W. Va. 
Louise Hamilton. Fairmont, W. Va. 
Melville Jacobs. Fairmont, W. Va. 
William Parks, Chicago, 111. 

CLASS OF 1908. 

Clay Amos, Fairmont, W. Va. 
Curt Amos, Fairmont, W. Va. 
Howard Bartlett, Fairmont, W. Va. 
Ernest Conaway, Fairmont. W. Va. 
Nelle Cox, Fairmont, W. Va. 
Ella Davis, Clarksburg, W. Va. 
Andrew Dadisman, Grafton, W. Va. 
Homer Hawker. Shinnston, W. Va. 
Edna Jacobs. Fairmont, W. Va. 
Cora Kincade, Fairmont, W. Va. 
James Kennedy, Fairmont, W: Va. 
Edward Kennedy, Boothsville. W. Va. 
Dena Knight, Fairmont, W. Va. 
Nelle McConnell, Sherrard, W. Va. 
John C. -McKinney, Fairmont, W. Va. 
Cullen Martin, Clarksburg, W. Va. 
Lillie, Redic, Fairmont, W. Va. 
Roscoe Reeves, Fairmont, W. Va. 
Malvin Reinheimer, Fairmont, W. Va. 
Sidney Reed, Boothsville, W. Va. 
Russel Satterfleld, Fairmont, W. Va. 
Frank Smith, Boothsville. W. Va. 
Oliver Shurtleff, Fairmont, W. Va. 



<sO- 




ST'INGS. 



How Would You Like To See 



Prof. Beer get a shave. 

Dr. Bennett with a black mustache. 

Miss Hastings make garden. 

Miss Ridgley get redheaded. 

Prof. Mercer look pleasant. 

Miss Abbott get to school on time. 

Miss Lewis get white-headed. 

Miss Stalnaker get a man. 

Prof. Stooksberry put a decent picture in the 

Mound. 

Miss Austin change the style of her hat. 

Miss Rea take the measles. 

Mrs. Morrow set on "Useless" Knapp. 

Miss Meredith have a regular class room. 

Miss Ware get married. 

Miss Donley to get the Seniors to sing Do, Re, Mi. 

Prof. Rogers get more farmers in his agriculture 
classes. 

Lucy Morrow keep order in the library. 

Mr. Lee with his hair combed. 

A new Bible in chapel. 

Glenn Hamilton with a regular girl. 

Herb Barnes get a hit in a ball game. 

Harry Greene keep his mouth shut in class meet- 
ing. 



mil. 



Loella Roberts keep from tattling. 
Alvis Peters with a new set of brains. 
Bertha Clayton and Pearl scrap. 
Pearl Davis and John Toothman together. 
Frank McOuskey when he wasn't kicking. 
Kathrvn Dunham's face turn red. 
Herman Schultz IN ding decently conduct a meet- 
Freda Kane go with the same fellow twice. 



Alfred Gregory decide between Bertha, Jennie and 
Perie. 

Goldie Swiger spoon with I). Willie Kennedy. 

Ivadelle Elliott get into the Dormitory on time. 

Roma Kline take a boat ride. 

Frank Amos counting the ties from Westchester. 

Georgia Coffman and Carl Brown united in the 
sacred ties of hemlock. 

Virginia Riggs gel a Smith. 

Lillian Fortney grow longer. 

Minnie Fortney get a Wyer. 

John Graham wear a noisy pair of sox. 

Jim Lanham conduct a nursery. 

Melville Boyles act on the square, once. 

Senator Frederick Lemley wear a decent shirt. 

Georgia Coffman's new diamond. 



Ruth Merrifleld and Harry Honaker play a love 
game of Tennis. 

Ikey Brooke call on Dr. Peters. 

Elsie Little get through the Normal. 

Glenn Tootliman when he was mad at Bernice. 

< )jia 1 Butcher smile. 

Grace Robinson ride a broncho. 

Homer Tootliman make errors in a hall game. 

Ida Orr when she wasn't asking questions. 

• Mara Bartlett rescue Jony from the belly of the 
whale. 

Fuzzy Founds and Tootliman scrap in Junior meet- 
ing. 

Guy Matthews when he could make a respectable 
chapel announcement. 



Lawrence Conaway have the whooping cough. 

I >. Willie walk with a Swagger. 

Isis Hutton crossing the Ford. 

Useless Knapp take a Latin test. 

Susan Cunningham with a Swiss sunset under her 
right eye. 

Vevia Elliott knock Boaster down. 

Carl Lawson make a baseball team. 

The baseball team win a game. 

Fay Amos walk with his Kane. 

Martie Keck play basket ball. 

Mussie bid his girl good-night. 

John Ford swin<; Isis. 

Lloyd Moore climb the hill. 



Wanted, Lost and For Sale 



WANTED — A cure for the feminitis. — Jim Lanham. 

WANTED — To know whether it is Ivadelle or Loella. 
—"Chuck" Reed. 

WANTED— A hat.— Fay Mosteller. 

WANTED— A nurse.— Freshman Class. 

WANTED — Peace in the Junior class. — Lyda Stark. 

WANTED — A new teacher. — Elementary Psychology 

Class. 

WANTED— A whole faculty like Prof. Rogers.— Stu- 
dent Body. 

WANTED — A sure cure for the puffed noodle. — Sen- 
ior Class. 

WANTED — Some one to pay my fine. — "Fuzzzy" 
Founds. 

WANTED — A consignmeni of brains. — Sophomore 

Class. 

WANTED— Alfred. — Jennie, Perie and Bertha. 

WANTED— Jennie, Perie or Bertha.— Alfred. 

WANTED — Permission to live at the Dormitory. — 
Glenn Toothman. 

WANTED— Lyda Stark.— Miss Van Tromp. 

WANTED — Something to remove cinders from my 
eyes. — "Irish" Ford. 

WANTED — Nice young men who do not spend their 
money or take their girl friends to theatre, concert 
or baseball. — Dormitory Girls. 



WANTED— A crate of Picnic Twist tobacco.— J. Ran- 
sel Romine. 

WAITED — Some one to buy my chewing tobacco. — 
"Irish" Ford and "Buster" Brown. 

WANTED — A regular hook on which to hang my hat 
at Cook hospital. — Jim Lanham. 

WANTED — Some one to protect me from the High 
School heavy-weights. — "Midget" Boyles. 

WANTED— An algebra class with brains.— Prof. Mer- 
cer. 

WANTED— Some F. H. S. boys to climb on the band- 
wagon. — "Band-wagon" Toothman. 

WANTED— A special hat rack for my new "butter- 
bowl."— Miss Abbott. 

WANTED — Some one to call me honey. — Miss Lewis. 

LOST — A psyche knot of Titian red; also a small curl 
or two. The person finding the same will be re- 
warded by one of my rare smiles. — Art Teacher. 

FOR SALE — Anything "green" that you may see grow- 
ing in the school garden. — Miss Hastings. 

WANTED— The prayers of everybody.— Editor of The 
Mound. 

WANTED — Some one to recommend a good hair tonic. 
— Daddy Mercer. 



WANTED — Some one to call me dearie 
Greene. 



'Bowlegs" 



Miscellaneous Jol^es 



Love me Mamie — Tiner. 

Foul on Greene. 

Whoever saw Beer when it was not foaming? 



Ask Bovles what the two B's in his name mean. 



The broadest thing on earth — Miss Butcher's smile. 



"drug" Reed seems fussier than an old hen with 
one chicken. 



If your sides need splitting from laughing, watch 
Alussv" do the Virginia reel. 



Wanted by Elsie Peters — a hoy; red-headed ones 
preferred. Ikey Brooke will do. 



Fannie High suffered for a long time with a hole 
between her toes. Now Ruth has it and Isis wants it. 



< )ld times with yon I've not forgotten; 

(Joldie, (Joldie, how I love you. — Dave Kennedy. 

Nelson — "Can a noun belong to a pronoun?" 
Beer — "Can a man belong to a woman?" 



John Ford (studying how to make ice) — Let me 
see, see, see, ice, ice, Isis. Oh — H-how can I live with- 
out her. 



What makes the Seniors look so bright in chapel? 
Il is the reflection from the faculty on the rostrum. 
The Juniors are trying to "shine up/' too. 



Grace — "You say you like classical music?" 
Percy — "Yes, but you needn't quit playing on my 
account ." 



(Jet that? Beer, 



Love me Tiner — Mamie. 



DeWillie Kenndy has on a fresh supply of farming 
implements, fertilizers and cow-itch. 



John Ford (seeing a crowd of new students com- 
ing into the room) — "(lad, who left the bars down and 
let them all net out?" 



Bertha says she is not jealous of the other girls. 
So Jennie has a show if she makes it go. Cheer up, 
Alfred, the worst is vet to come. 



Prof. — "Of what use is lactic acid? What is used 
in making wheat hoe-cakes?" 
Stark— "Yeast." 



Day after March HI was the first day of April. 
Guy's boat took a float on the porch of the Dorm. The 
pictures in the Chapel hung like a shirt in a storm. 



Father (to son going to model school) — ''How 
much is five times ten?" 

Sou — "I haven't got my hook. Ask me something 
easy. Something about agriculture. I am strong on 
planl life." 



H. C. Toothman hands Prof. Mercer his oration to 
correct. 

Prof. Mercer — "I can't read a word of it without 
my glasses, but it looks pretty good." 



-I i 111 Lanham is alive and feeling good. This is a 
certain fact, by all it's understood. Jim Lanham's 
body has a head that's made of wood. As he goes' 
marching on. 



Who is the "frothiest" man in school? Beer. 



"Kissing is unhygenic." — Prof. Rogers. 



Nine rahs for little ({oldie; she's a great girl. — D. 
Willie. 



Who has an overdose of chronic spring fever? Mr. 
Shepperd. 



Prof. Rogers in biology — "Mow would von kill a 
grasshopper? 

Mr. Conaway — "Pinch its borax." (He means 
thorax.) 



Mrs. Morrow in American Literature class — "Mr. 
Reed, did you ever read 'Looking Backward'?" 

Mr. Reed — "No, but 1 should imagine that would 
be a hard way to read." 



One morning in chapel while Adrain Newens was 
giving a description of Uncle Tom's Cabin and savins:. 
"Now picture to yourself Eliza crossing the ice, hear 
the barking of the dogs, little Eva crying and Uncle 
Tom praying as the angry whip was being applied — 
applied by — who was it that whipped him?" 

Mrs. Morrow — "Legree." 

Mr. Newens — "Oh ! I see some of you have seen 
Uncle Tom's Cabin since I." 



Homer Toothman had been excused several morn- 
ings from translating because as his name was one of 
the last he excused himself by saying, "I only got that 
far, professor." One day he began, and got over the 
first few lines all right, but then began to stutter — I — 
Aeneas — saw her heavenly form burst — on my vision — 
and 1 rushed to her — and threw my arms around her 
neck — and — and and that's as far as I got, pro- 
fessor." 

Prof. Stokesberry — "1 think you went plenty far 
enough, Homer." 



Lucv Morrow, the librarian, wants a Hell. 



After all life is the greatest joke — we all have to 
give it up. 



Douglas (in street car office) — is the interrubbeu 
street car on time? 



Kate — "To be Frank with von, Virginia, I just 
love large fellows." 



Carl Lawson is a Junior now — that is the reason 
why the Sophomore girls are looking so forlorn. 



Minney Fortney is very much paler than she was 
a1 the beginning of the term. She is scared Stark 
era v,x. 



The report is out that Dr. Bennett wanted to join 
O. Hamilton's spoonology class, but was refused be- 
cause he had whiskers. 



year. 



Freshman — "I thought you took algebra last 
Senior Barnes — "I did but the faculty encored 



me." 



Several boys were making up a pot to buy the 
Bevo and were displaying their loose change. Useless 
Knapp (pulling out a handful of keys, matches, etc.), 
"I've got all this besides the crumbs of M. 1'. in my 
rear breeches pocket." 



As Ikey, Jim, Bowleggs, Dale and Liss were as- 
sembled in the room of Chuck while the rain pattered 
and the tobacco juice spattered, and they all were 
poking at poker, the door tlew open and De Willie 
entered. Liss — "What won't blow in when it is rain- 
ing?" 

DeWillie — "Yes, but there are a h — of a lot of 
thing's that won't blow out." 



Thanhs are here given to all persons who have in any way con- 
tributed toward the success of this book, t° the students, faculty, and 
especially those who favored us with advertisements. 

Wishing the Normal, its students, and our patrons success, we 
present 

The Mound of '09 

UMlanager. 




7\ rv. 



FINIS. 



FAIRMONT STATE NORMAL SCHOOL 

C. J. C. BENNETT, A. M., Ph. D., President 

FAIRMONT, W. VA. 



Four Terms — Fall Term (September 18), Winter (January), Spring (March) and Summer 
(June). 

Tuition — There is none. An incidental fee of $2.00 per teim is charged. 

Library — Large and full of good things. 

Laboratories — Few equal to them in the State. 

Faculty — College men and women who know their business. 

Graduate — At end of any term. 



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Thanking all students for liberal patronage in the past, and soliciting your 

future worfa, I am 

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Mamie (saying goodnight at the Dormitory) — 
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FRANCIS E. NICHOLS 

201-5 Masonic Temlpe. Fairmont, W. Va. 



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Sole Distributors for West Virginia 



SNYDER BROJ. 

Distributors of High Grade Eatables 

Fresh and Cured Meats, Fish, Oysters, 
and Game in Season 

End of South Side Bridge. Both Phones 

Fairmont jlvenue, - - Fairmont, W . Va. 



W. S. THOMAS 

heading Transfer 



Hauling of All Kinds 

Moving a Specialty 



Office, Parks Ave., near Skinner's Tavern Both Phones 



Fairmont, 



IV. Va. 



American Laundry 

For First Class Work and Prompt Delivery 


Always Remember 


Both Phones 11 


About your Ice Cream, Ices and Candies 
Fairmont, W. Va. 330 Main St. Both Phones 


L. C. Snyder's Barber Shop 

121 Main Street 

Expert Work Guaranteed 


Perfect Fitting Suits 

Made to Measure, Latest Spring Styles, Any Shade you 
Want, $1 3.50 and Up. Call and have a Look. 

Cleaning and Pressing. Call at Barber Shop 
Loyal Bennett, 505 Locust Ave. 


R. F. Parker 

Cleaning, Dyeing and Pressing, also Repairing 

Hat Cleaning a Specialty 

Cor. Main and Barney Sts. Both Phones 


LEOPOLD'S 

"For Better Clothes" 

Clothing, Hats, Shoes, Trunks, &c. 

Fairmont, - W. Va. 


Chas. W. Evans 

General Insurance 
and Surety Bonds 

Office, Court House Fairmont, W. Va. 


First Class Tailoring 

Of all Kinds. We also do Cleaning and Pressing 

Richard Gilkeson, Tailor 

Under Home Savings Bank 



MARTIN BROS. 

Leaders in Staple and 
Fancy Groceries . . . 

Fairmont, IV. Va. 


W. H. OMEN 

Leader First Regiment Band 

Music Furnished for All Occasions 


This Space paid for 

by 

Sherwood 
The {T$arber 


^Sincerson s ^Oo/i Uon 

L.aoles tTurnisnlnqs 
and ^^iLilllnery 


I >r. Bennett says it is silly for boys and girls to 
chew gum or walk up and down the streets on circus 
day with their arms around each other, etc., for he 


Prof.— "What is steam?" 

Freshy — "Steam is cold water gone crazy wid de 

heat." 


knows from experience. 


Boyles (explaining spontaneous combustion) — ■ 
For example, take a coal pile; they usually take fire 
inwardly like a pole-eat." 


Sissy Yantromp (original idea girl) — As an incen- 
tive for better basket ball playing on the part of the 
girls, she used a switch. We know she did because we 
saw her pick it up from the floor and hide it in her hair. 


Prof. Reer in psychology class — "A fool can ask 
questions no wise man can answer." 

Mr. Brooke — "That is the reason why so many of 






Uhe State £)t/e Works 

Office and Tailor Shop, Madison St. 

Dyers, T)ry Cleaners, Tailors and Hatters 

Our Wagon at Your Service. Both Phones 


Sings Minnie to Dove, 

If I were a cat. 
And von were a cat, 

And we were all cats together, 
We'd sit on the feme where the shrubbery is dense, 

In windy and other weather. 
Meow, meow, wow, wow, wowo. 

S-i-s boom ! How's my daisy now? 



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Uhe \Jlcl ^Jveliaole 



Homer Toothman visited the Merrifleld farm and 
while he was looking at their fine herd of cows, he said. 
"Now, Kuthie dear, which cow gives the butter-milk?" 



Mary to Mr. Lawson — "If you had a third eye, 
where would you like to have it placed?" 

Carl (after some study) — "On the end of my index 
finger, so that I could poke it through a knot hole and 
see the ball game." 



Harry W. Alford 



Con. Phone 676-L E. S. C. Jones 



Alford & Jones 

Dyers and Cleaners 



First Floor, Yost Building, Fairmont, W. Va. 



J. E. Sands, President. 



H. W. Showalter, Cashier. 



ifirst JVational ^Jjank 

Of Fairmont 

A Bank for the People. Resources $200,000.00 

Depositary of the United States and State of West Virginia 



Echoes from the Model School Geography (Miss 
Hastings teacher) — Geography is such a pleasant 
study ; it tells us why the ocean's dry and why the 
desert's muddv. 



One day while standing on the corner and talking 
to two or three others, a girl was heard to say: "Who 
is that cute little fat fellow crossing the street?" It 
was Chuck. 



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